Brush fire contained near I-10 northwest of Tucson

Brush fire contained near I-10 northwest of Tucson
(Source: NWFD)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Northwest Fire District advised drivers to avoid the scene of a brush fire burning northwest of Tucson Saturday evening.

A tweet from the district stated crews were battling flames near Interstate 10 between Tangerine and Avra Valley roads.

The district warned of possible delays because of the flames and the effort to extinguish them. Multiple units responded to the situation, according to the tweet.

Roughly an hour later, the situation was contained, according to a second tweet. It stated crews were mopping up what was left. Some smoke might still be visible but traffic is no longer impacted.

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