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Fire Near Rivermont Avenue


Lynchburg, VA - Another traffic hold up happened on Friday at the corner of Rivermont Avenue and Louden Street.

The Lynchburg Fire Department responded after they say a moving truck caught on fire from the inside.

They say the back half of the trailer and contents suffered severe water and smoke damage in addition to being burned.

The fire is out, but crews were still checking for hot spots.

Greg Wormser, the Batallion Chief of Lynchburg Fire Department says "The first arriving engine had smoke coming out of three of the five doors that are on the trailer. The two middle doors, a side door, and the rear doors all had heavy black smoke coming out of them"

There were no injuries or fatalities and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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