First responders extinguish rail car fire in northeast Roanoke

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(Photo: Courtesy Roanoke Fire-EMS)

Firefighters found themselves responding to a morning fire involving a trash-filled rail car in northeast Roanoke. (Photo: Courtesy Roanoke Fire-EMS)

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Firefighters found themselves responding to a morning fire involving a trash-filled rail car in northeast Roanoke.

According to a social media post from Roanoke Fire-EMS on Thursday, Sept. 24, first responders were dispatched to a fire in the 1000 block of Hollins Road NE at 8:11 a.m.

When crews arrived on scene, they reportedly found light smoke coming from a rail car filled with trash.

Fire officials say there are no reports of injuries from the fire, which was ruled as accidental.

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