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FD: Crews battling 'Purcell Fire' near Interstate-17 and Anthem Way

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Posted at 3:08 PM, May 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 22:52:57-04

Phoenix and Daisy Mountain Firefighters are currently battling a brush fire near Interstate-17 and Anthem Way.

Officials say the "Purcell Fire," is estimated to be 190 acres by the Bureau of land management and Arizona State Forestry.

Fire crews are working to extinguish the fire with the help of helicopter and airtankers.

Watch live video from fire scene below:

Officials say no structures or people have been affected by the fire.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. Officials advise that people avoid the area.