CJOB News Team reporting
The dangers of grass and brush fires should not be underestimated.
RCMP Corporal Miles Hiebert says a 78 year old man lost his life Thursday afternoon while apparently trying to conduct a controlled burn south of Portage la Prairie, near Southport.
Local pastor Ray Willms, told Global news, John Froese will be missed..
It's the first fatal grass fire of the year in Manitoba..