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      Heavy Smoke Snarls Traffic on Route 29 in Pittsylvania Co.

      Pittsylvania Co, VA - Route 29 Northin Pittsylvania County was shut down for about 15 minutes Monday morning, allbecause of overwhelming smoke.

      Around9 a.m., emergency crews were called to the scene for a fire.

      StatePolice say a truck was carrying a dumpster and the flames started inside thedumpster.

      Thetruck pulled over and removed the dumpster from the truck.

      BlairsVolunteer Fire Department responded and was able to put out the fire.

      Noone was hurt.

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