Burning truck closes Powhite lanes, backs up traffic in Richmond

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

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

Truck on fire (PHOTO: Kathy Stanard )

Several lanes are closed.

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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