Red Mountain Freeway Fire at McKellips in Arizona Slowing Traffic (+Photos)

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
October 9, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A fire next to the westbound Red Mountain Freeway at the McKellips exit has slowed traffic and decreased visibility.

The on-ramp has been closed because the fire.

The freeway is in Mesa, Arizona.

The plumes of black smoke from the debris fire were visible for miles, reporterd KTAR.

Several people appeared through traffic videos to stop along the shoulder to look at the fire.

There’s a backup on McKellips north of Loop 202. 

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.