Hedge goes up in smoke in Lake Country

Hedge goes up in smoke in Lake Country

A Lake Country resident burning weeds had flames spread to a nearby hedge

A hedge fire caused panic in Lake Country on Sunday evening.

According to Archie Hafichuk a neighbour was burning weeds in his yard when a hedge caught fire. While the neighbour tried to douse the flames with a garden hose it was no use and the fire continued to spread.

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Fire crews arrived on scene half of the hedge was burning and was destroyed.

Smoke could be seen rising over Lake Country about 6 p.m.


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