Wildfire briefly closes highway east of Globe

Traffic on US 70 is getting back to normal after a wildfire east of Bylas forced lane closures.

The Bee Town fire is burning near the town of Bylas, about 50 miles southeast of Globe.  At last report it had burned between 100 and 150 acres.

Homes are nearby, but there is no word of any evacuations or threats to buildings.

Highway closures and restriction information can be found on ADOT's travel information site at www.az511.gov, or call 5-1-1.

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