Truck operator dumps burning trash on I-264

ReportIt/Lisa Greene

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – The Frederick Boulevard exit on I-264 Westbound was closed for about an hour Tuesday because of a fire on the shoulder lane.

According to police dispatchers, the call came in at 9:50 a.m. about a trash truck on fire. Images from the scene show a burning pile of trash behind the truck. A fire official confirmed the operator dumped the trash onto the road when he noticed the fire. The vehicle was not damaged.

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