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Car fire causes big backup along I-17 in Arizona

Car fire causes big backup along I-17 in Arizona

By Taylor Higgins . CREATED Jul 4, 2013
CORDES JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona transportation officials are warning travelers of a major backup on Interstate 17 north of Phoenix.
Officials say a vehicle fire has forced the closure of the northbound lanes near Cordes Junction. That has resulted in a backup that stretches for about six miles.
Department of Transportation spokesman Garin Groff says there's no estimated time for when the northbound lanes will reopen.
 
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