ADOT: Fire, crash cause 8-mile backup on I-17 in Black Canyon City

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(Source: Arizona Department of Transportation) (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

Motorists we advised to expect delays on Interstate 17 in Black Canyon City after a brush fire and crash caused traffic delays Sunday afternoon.

Traffic was backed up about 8 miles on the I-17 south after a collision occurred around 4:30 p.m. An earlier brush fire caused minor delays, according to a news release from the Arizona Department of Transportation.

No lanes were blocked on the I-17. Drivers were advised to allow additional time when traveling through the area, according to ADOT.

The traffic backup on I-17 southbound cleared just before 9 p.m., according to ADOT.

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