PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Fire crews are battling a fast-moving brush fire near the Tonto National Forest.
State Route 87, or the Beeline Highway, has reopened the northbound lanes, however, the southbound lanes are still closed near Sunflower.
This brush fire is located at mile post 222 near Mount Ord.
Fire officials are calling this the Potato Fire.
UPDATE: One southbound lane has reopened on SR 87 near MP 222. The left lane remains closed between the Bush Highway and SR 188. https://t.co/2CgeeYsHaG— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) May 20, 2018
Interstate 17 has reopened in both directions completely near mile post 236. Fire crews were battling a brush fire in the area. However, traffic is still backed up substantially.
The Arizona Department of Transportation says this is near Table Mesa Road.