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Brush fires break out in Prince George, Henrico

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HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

Two separate brush fires jammed Interstate 295 Friday, with one hotspot in Prince George close to a neighborhood with dozens of homes.

Just east of Fort Lee, Prince George Fire responded to a brush fire in the early afternoon that closed one lane of 295 at mile marker eight. By 5:00 p.m. Friday, crews wrapped up the situation close to Cedar Creek West and Snow Creek Court.

A brush fire on 295 at Staples Mill Road caused no property damage, with Henrico Fire crews leaving the scene by 4:30 p.m. Central Virginia currently has elevated levels of fire danger, as temperatures climb and wind speeds pick up.

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