SLIDESHOW: Brush fire burns near I-17 in far north Phoenix

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A brush fire erupted in north Phoenix on Thursday and dozens of crews were called out to fight it. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) A brush fire erupted in north Phoenix on Thursday and dozens of crews were called out to fight it. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A brush fire erupted in north Phoenix on Thursday and dozens of crews were called out to fight it.

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The flames started near the Interstate 17 and Loop 303.

[FULL STORY: Brush fire closes Interstate 17 and Loop 303 westbound]

The Arizona Department of Transportation had to shut down the freeway.

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