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Brush fire burning in Gila River bottom near ISM Raceway

Posted: 5:35 PM, Jul 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-04 21:21:51-04
KNXV Avondale Gila River Bottom Brush Fire 7-4-19

AVONDALE, AZ — Firefighters are working to contain a fire that ignited in brush near ISM Raceway on Thursday.

The fire burned and quickly grew in brush near El Mirage Road and the Gila River bottom.

The flames sent up a large column of black and gray smoke that could be seen across the Valley.

Firefighters asked people to avoid the area, and urged anyone with breathing issues to stay inside.

There was no immediate information on how the fire started or how large it had grown.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC15 and ABC15.com for updates.