Loop 101 ramp at SR 51 reopens after brush fire

A brush fire shut down the Loop 101 transition ramp to State Route 51 on Wednesday afternoon.

The flames burned three acres due to gusty winds, officials said.

"Firefighters are utilizing brush trucks and tankers, along with support from fire apparatus to extinguish this fire," said Capt. Joe Huggins with Phoenix Fire.

The Loop 101 westbound ramp to SR 51 southbound has been reopened.

It's unknown how the flames sparked.