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Freight car fire in Roanoke City extinguished; cause under investigation

Happened near Pocahontas Avenue and Hollins Road

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ROANOKE, Va.Crews extinguished a fire in Roanoke City near Pocahontas Avenue and Hollins Road.

Around 2:45 p.m., Roanoke Fire-EMS responded to a report of a grass fire, and the first units to arrive found a freight trailer on fire.

Crews extinguished the fire and the cause is currently under investigation.


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