UPDATE: Signal Mountain's W Road has reopened Thursday evening.

The road was closed around 5:30 p.m. due to a brush fire in the 3600 block.

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ORIGINAL STORY: A brush fire has shut down W Road on Signal Mountain Thursday evening.

The fire was reported shortly after 5:30 p.m. in the 3600 block.

Officials say the road is not expected to be closed a long time.

It's worth noting the construction on US-127 or Signal Mountain Boulevard on just started today. 

The W Road was a detour for that project.

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