Vehicle fire spreads to brush, disrupts traffic on US 93 northwest of metro Phoenix
Jun 7, 2023, 9:14 AM | Updated: 9:23 am
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PHOENIX — A brush fire disrupted traffic on U.S. Highway 93 northwest of metro Phoenix on Wednesday morning, authorities said.
The Bureau of Land Management said the blaze was the result of a vehicle fire that spread to wildland.
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Southbound U.S. 93 was closed at milepost 143 in Mohave County, between Wickenburg and Wickieup, before 7 a.m., according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The highway reopened about two hours later.
Forward progress of the fire was halted before 9 a.m. after it burned through about an acre of land, BLM said.
BLM, ADOT and Bagdad Fire resources were deployed to the scene.
No other details were immediately available.
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