The town of Carstairs informed residents of Carriage Lane who had been evacuated earlier, that they may return to their properties. 

According to authorities, earlier on Friday residents on the south side of the Carriage Lane subdivision had been evacuated and relocated to the community hall.

"The fire is now under control. No homes were damaged."

On Friday afternoon, multiple fire departments, including two bush buggies from Airdrie's Fire Department had been requested to assist the Carstairs Fire Department with an out-of-control wildfire in the vicinity of Highway 2A. There were reports of heavy smoke travelling in both directions on the QEII.

Airdrie city officials underlined that a response from Airdrie's Fire Department to Carstairs is a rare occurrence.

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