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      Downed Power Line Catches Field on Fire in Lynchburg

      Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg police are investigating an accident on McConville Road Friday afternoon.{}

      Police say a truck driver working on McConville Road raised the bed to dump a load from his dump truck and accidentally knocked down an electrical line. After the line came down, it actually caught a field on fireThis incident took place around 1 p.m.{}and the road was blocked{}while the crews cleaned up the wires.

      The fire department got the brush fire out quickly and no one was hurt.