Interstate 17 reopened for Table Fire burning near Table Mesa Road

Interstate 17 northbound reopened after it was closed due to a brush fire near Table Mesa Road on Saturday.

Named the Table Fire, the flames prompted the second road closure on Interstate 17 over the weekend. 

Crews from the Daisy Mountain Fire and Medical, BLM Arizona and Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management worked to contain the fire that sparked on June 1.

As of Sunday night, the final update on the Table Fire was that it burned 676 acres and is 85% contained. If there's a significant change in the fire, there will be another update.

Second brush fire of the day causing a road closure

It was the second brush fire to cause a road closure on a major outbound branch of a Phoenix-metro roadway on June 1.

The first fire caused a road closure on State Route 87 northbound toward Payson.

Map of the fire