Fire crews stop progress of brush fire burning near I-17 and Carefree Highway

Posted at 12:06 PM, Apr 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-09 20:39:57-04

Daisy Mountain firefighters and crews from the Phoenix Fire Department are working to stop a slow moving brush fire near Interstate 17 and Carefree Highway. 

Fire officials say the fire burned five acres before crews were able to stop its advance and get it under control.

No structures or people were threatened by the fire, according to officials. 

All resources fighting the fire were released by Sunday afternoon.

There was no immediate word on how the fire may have started.

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