Fire crews battled brush fire along I-17 near Black Canyon City

I-17 median brush fire 4-3-2022
Posted at 1:56 PM, Apr 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-04 22:24:32-04

BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ — Fire crews battled a brush fire that shut down lanes of Interstate 17 for about an hour on Sunday afternoon.

The fire sparked along I-17 southbound near Sunset Point, according to officials with the Daisy Mountain Fire Department.

Crews contained the fire to about three acres in the median before fully controlling it after about an hour after ADOT announced the road closure.

Further details on what sparked the flames haven't been released.