State Route 87 reopens after brush fire closed lanes near Fountain Hills

All lanes fully reopened around 8 p.m.
All lanes fully reopened around 8 p.m.(mgn)
Published: Aug. 7, 2023 at 5:44 PM MST
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FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - State Route 87 near Fountain Hills has fully reopened after a brush fire prompted road closures on Monday afternoon.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the fire started near milepost 204, about 14 miles north of Fountain Hills. The northbound lanes of State Route 87 were closed around 4:15 p.m. near milepost 199 as crews worked to extinguish the flames. All lanes fully reopened around 8 p.m. The southbound lanes were unaffected.

It is not known what caused the brush fire.

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