At approximately 2:30 p.m. this afternoon, County of Grande Prairie Regional Fire Service responded to a house fire located on Range Road 41 near Township Road 744, northwest of Teepee Creek. The fire is now under control. No injuries were reported.

Crews from Regional Fire Service stations in Clairmont, Teepee Creek and Bezanson, along with Fire Departments from the Towns of Sexsmith and Wembley all responded.

Upon arrival, crews found the home fully engulfed, with a 1,000-gallon propane tank exposed to the blaze.

Crews worked quickly to extinguish the fire and used pump-rated water tenders to cool the propane tank and prevent it from rupturing.

Crews remain on scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the County Fire Marshal.



County Regional Fire Service and neighbouring crews have responded to a house fire on Range Road 41 near Township Road 744, northwest of Teepee Creek.

Crews from the Bezanson, Clairmont, and Teepee Creek stations and the Sexsmith and Wembley Fire Departments are currently on scene.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area as crews work to extinguish the fire. Fire service vehicles are also hauling water from a source near Highway 674 at Range Road 40, and traffic is asked to exercise caution and watch for emergency responders travelling in the area.

Regional Enforcement Services are also on scene to assist with traffic control.

Information provided by the County of Grande Prairie