Firefighters respond to two downtown grass fires in Edmonton

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services responded to two downtown grass fires in Edmonton Saturday (Dave Mitchell/CTV News Edmonton).

Two downtown grass fires kept Edmonton firefighters busy Sunday.

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services responded to a grass fire at the top of Grierson Hill at 1:23 p.m.

While battling that fire they discovered a second grass fire around 1:40 p.m. that was near 95 A Street and 101 Avenue.

Both fires were officially declared out shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday and crews have cleared both scenes.

No injuries were reported.

The causes of the fires are unknown at this time.

In a statement, fire rescue services reminded Edmontonians that while there is no fire ban in effect, there is still a need to be cautious with open flames and when disposing cigarettes.