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Trash truck hits power line; ignites trash fire

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Posted at 2:59 PM, Jul 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-21 14:59:42-04

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. — A truck driver dumped a pile of burning trash onto Burlington Drive in Colonial Heights after it caught fire in his trash truck. The trash ignited after coming into contact with power lines, according to a Colonial Heights Fire & EMS spokesman.

The Colonial Heights Fire Department used Facebook Live to broadcast fire crews fighting the fire.

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