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NB Interstate 17 closed briefly north of metro Phoenix after camper fire near Bumble Bee

May 29, 2024, 10:08 AM | Updated: 10:16 am

Smoke can be seen from a camper fire that delayed traffic on Interstate 17 north of metro Phoenix, ...

A camper fire delayed traffic on Interstate 17 north of metro Phoenix, near Bumble Bee, on May 29, 2024. (X Photo/@ArizonaDOT)

(X Photo/@ArizonaDOT)

PHOENIX – Northbound Interstate 17 was closed temporarily north of metro Phoenix on Wednesday morning after a camper caught fire, authorities said.

The closure went into effect after 9:30 a.m. at milepost 252 near Bumble Bee, about 55 miles north of downtown Phoenix in the area of Sunset Point, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

About 20 minutes elapsed from the time ADOT announced the closure to when the roadway reopened.

The southbound lanes were not impacted.

No other details about the incident were made available.

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NB Interstate 17 closed briefly north of metro Phoenix after camper fire near Bumble Bee