ARIZONA NEWS

Fire closes eastbound Loop 101 ramp to southbound State Route 51 in Phoenix

May 31, 2023, 12:22 PM | Updated: 5:16 pm

(KTAR News Photo/Jason Veazey)...

(KTAR News Photo/Jason Veazey)

(KTAR News Photo/Jason Veazey)

PHOENIX — A fire closed the eastbound Loop 101 ramp to southbound State Route 51 in Phoenix for about three hours on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

The ramp shut down at about noon and reopened at about 3:15 p.m., according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The blaze had consumed about three acres and was moving toward Loop 101, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.

There was no estimated time for a reopening.

No other information was available.

Get the latest KTAR News 92.3 FM traffic alerts sent straight to your phone by texting “TRAFFIC” to 411923.

 

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

Eastbound Interstate 10 was temporarily closed in Buckeye for a crash on June 13, 2024. (ADOT Photo...

KTAR.com

Eastbound Interstate 10 temporarily closed in Buckeye due to crash

Eastbound Interstate 10 was temporarily closed in Buckeye for a crash on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

24 minutes ago

A 3-year-old girl was taken to a hospital after being pulled from a pool at a Phoenix apartment com...

KTAR.com

3-year-old taken to hospital after being pulled from pool at Phoenix apartment complex

A 3-year-old girl was taken to a hospital after being pulled from a pool at a Phoenix apartment complex on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

45 minutes ago

Law enforcement leaders and politicians were quick to react Thursday. (KTAR News Photo/Heidi Hommel...

Danny Shapiro

Law enforcement leaders, politicians react to DOJ findings into Phoenix Police Department

Law enforcement leaders and politicians were quick to react Thursday after the U.S. Department of Justice investigation into the Phoenix Police Department found patterns of egregious civil rights violations.

1 hour ago

phoenix city council...

KTAR.com

Phoenix City Council members criticize DOJ for no Spanish version of police investigation findings

The Phoenix City Council wrote to the Department of Justice on Thursday, requesting that it provides a Spanish version of the investigation of the city and the Phoenix Police Department.

2 hours ago

This image of an officer apparently choking a man was included in the DOJ's report on its civil rig...

Kevin Stone

Here’s what DOJ found during civil rights investigation into Phoenix Police Department

Here's what the Department of Justice found during its yearslong investigation into civil rights violations by the Phoenix Police Department.

3 hours ago

Follow @KTAR923...

Sponsored Content by Collins Comfort Masters

Here's how to be worry-free when your A/C goes out in the middle of summer

PHOENIX -- As Arizona approaches another hot summer, Phoenix residents are likely to spend more time indoors.

Sponsored Articles

...

Sanderson Ford

3 new rides for 3 new road trips in Arizona

It's time for the Sanderson Ford Memorial Day sale with the Mighty Fine 69 Anniversary, as Sanderson Ford turned 69 years old in May.

...

Collins Comfort Masters

Here’s how to be worry-free when your A/C goes out in the middle of summer

PHOENIX -- As Arizona approaches another hot summer, Phoenix residents are likely to spend more time indoors.

...

Collins Comfort Masters

Here’s 1 way to ensure your family is drinking safe water

Water is maybe one of the most important resources in our lives, and especially if you have kids, you want them to have access to safe water.

Fire closes eastbound Loop 101 ramp to southbound State Route 51 in Phoenix