AVONDALE — Fire crews are working to put out a brush fire that sparked in Avondale Friday evening.
Fire officials report that the fire has consumed approximately 500 acres.
People included in the evacuation are those living in the area south of Southern Avenue, North of Indian Spring Rd., West of 119 Ave., East of El Mirage.
Due to more accurate info from fire command, #AvondaleFire is 500 acres. A majority of acreage is due to firing ops. Crews will work into the night to suppress fire. Fire in salt cedar w/n riverbed & is burning very hot & producing heavy smoke. 200 resources assigned. #AZForestry pic.twitter.com/HCEJyiCiw2
— AZ State Forestry (@azstateforestry) June 27, 2020
Officials say the homes were evacuated as a precaution.