Brush fires caused traffic disruptions on I-17 and SR83

A brush fire has forced the closure of northbound Interstate 17 between the Sunset Point rest area and Cordes Junction north of Phoenix for some time Thursday.

The fire reported Thursday afternoon was alongside the highway about five miles north of Sunset Point. That's approximately 10 miles north of Black Canyon City. 

>>LIVE VIDEO from the scene:

Per the Arizona Department of Transportation, there are significant delays starting just south of Sunset Point and ending south of Cordes Lakes. The highway was back open, at around 5:00 p.m.

Another fire in southern Arizona has forced the closure of State Route 83 near Sonoita. 


Photos from our crews battling the #PinalFire. Be safe.

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