A total of 15 homes were evacuated as a precaution. RCMP says the fire was put out by approximately 3:30, and everyone has since been allowed to return home. No word yet on the cause of the fire.
RCMP have allowed evacuees south of Hanover Rd. to return to their homes.
RCMP have evacuated homes along the affected area of Bush Farm Rd.
UPDATE 2:31 PM
RCMP have closed Bush Farm Rd from McKenzie Ave south to Hanover Rd.
They have also closed Hanover Rd from from Rd 32E (Bristol Rd) to Rd 33E (Bush Farm Rd).
Fire departments from Steinbach, Grunthal, and Kleefeld battling a grass fire on the outskirts of Steinbach.
The fire started along Road 32E, approximately a mile and a half south of Highway 52.
Eyewitnesses say at least two sheds have caught fire and there are several homes in jeopardy.
Kleefeld Fire Chief John Schroeder is calling it a disaster.