Brush fire closes SR 83 in southern Arizona

May 16, 2018 - 4:44 pm

A brush fire closed both directions of State Route 83 in southern Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The southbound lane is closed at milepost 54. The northbound lane is closed at milepost 45 and State Route 82 in Sonoita. There is no estimated reopening time.

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