Varina brush fire shuts down several streets in area

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Posted at 6:35 PM, Jun 24, 2024

Update: All roads are now open. Police and fire officials have cleared from the fire, Henrico police say.

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A brush fire in Varina near Messer and New Market Roads has closed down multiple streets in the area.

Route 5 between South Laburnum Avenue and Hickory Avenue, as well as Messer Road between New Market Road and Michael Robinson Way, have been closed off while the fire is contained.

Residents have been asked to avoid the area.

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