Northbound Interstate 17 in Black Canyon City is reopened after a brush fire Friday afternoon led to the highway being closed.
— Quentin Mehr, PIO (@dps_pio_mehr) September 2, 2016
Motorists on northbound I-I7 were turned around at Coldwater Road in Black Canyon City until the interstate reopened just after 5 p.m. Traffic was backed up for 18 miles for several hours overnight but have since cleared.
— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) September 3, 2016
Department of Public Safety officials say the fire is out, but the clean up is ongoing.
Air15 video showed a semi-truck that caught fire that may have sparked the blaze.
— Laura Douglas (@laurad_adot) September 2, 2016
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