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Fire causes significant damage to Fort Macleod area feedlot

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M.D. OF WILLOW CREEK, AB – A significant loss of property Tuesday night as a fire broke out at a feedlot near Fort Macleod.

The emergency call came in around 4pm, with dozens of firefighters from five different stations responding in total.

According to the Municipal District of Willow Creek, a line of water trucks dozens deep, from neighbouring properties, also showed up to help with the fire response.

By late Tuesday night the fire was being held.

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Buildings and animal feed were lost in the flames and damage is said to be extensive.

No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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