ARIZONA NEWS

Structure fire, gas leak closes Scottsdale Road in Old Town

Jun 17, 2022, 2:44 PM | Updated: 2:47 pm

PHOENIX — A structure fire with a gas leak closed Scottsdale Road in Old Town on Friday afternoon, authorities said.

The trash fire, located near Scottsdale Road and Fourth Street, extended into a shed and was reported at about 1:15 p.m., according to the Scottsdale Fire Department.

A gas meter then caught fire, forcing people in the area to evacuate.

Scottsdale Road was closed in both directions from Osborn Road to Second Street.

Fire crews extinguished most of the blaze, but the roadway was to be closed indefinitely until the gas leak was cleared.

No other information was available.

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Structure fire, gas leak closes Scottsdale Road in Old Town