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Burning truck closed Powhite lanes, backed up traffic in Richmond

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Posted at 7:54 AM, Jul 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-06 10:18:36-04

RICHMOND, Va. — A truck fire backed up traffic for miles in Richmond Wednesday morning,

The fire stalled traffic on Powhite Parkay north, near the Douglasdale Road ramp.

Truck on fire (PHOTO: Kathy Stanard )

Truck on fire (PHOTO: Kathy Stanard )

Several lanes were closed, but have since reopened.

Traffic was backed up five miles at 7:30 a.m.

Police have not yet said what sparked the fire or if anyone was hurt.

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