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Brush fire in Canutillo caused by fireworks

West Valley Fire Department crews battled a brush fire producing flames that lit up the night sky in Canutillo.

Officials said the fire broke out Wednesday after 9 p.m. right next to the Rio Grande, about 1 mile west of the El Paso Outlet Shoppes.

The department said firefighters had the fire under control about an hour and a half later.

The fire was caused the fireworks, according to an official on the scene.

There were no reported injuries.

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