Brush fire briefly closes highway east of Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A brush fire ignited overnight and briefly closed New Mexico Highway 333 in Carnuel, near I-40 east of Albuquerque.

Officials closed the highway, from mile marker 4 to mile marker 5, at around 6 a.m. Thursday.

One lane of I-40 also closed but all lanes reopened around 7:30 a.m.

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