Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue members from Trail and Warfield were on the move Sunday when six grass fires sparked – four in Annable and two in Warfield – just after 3 p.m. along the train tracks. Regional fire chief Terry Martin suspects the flames could have been ignited from sparks from a passing train hitting the dry grass.

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue members from Trail and Warfield were on the move Sunday when six grass fires sparked – four in Annable and two in Warfield – just after 3 p.m. along the train tracks. Regional fire chief Terry Martin suspects the flames could have been ignited from sparks from a passing train hitting the dry grass.

Trail and Warfield crews respond to grass fires

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue members from Trail and Warfield were on the move Sunday when six grass fires sparked.

  • Apr. 9, 2012 10:00 a.m.