UPDATE: US-460 West reopened in Campbell County after vehicle fire involving trash truck

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(Photo: Courtesy Brookville-Timberlake Volunteer Fire Department)

UPDATE 3:55 p.m.: Crews have cleared the scene of Tuesday morning’s vehicle fire in Campbell County, reopening U.S. Route 460 West to motorists, according to VDOT.

The Brookville-Timberlake Volunteer Fire Department says crews were dispatched to the fire shortly before 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31. When they arrived at the scene, they found a trash truck with the cab fully-involved in flames.

Firefighters from Forest were then brought in for water supply and manpower.

There are no reports of injuries resulting from the fire, the department told WFXR News.


UPDATE 1:07 p.m.: VDOT says crews have reopened some of the lanes along U.S. Route 460 West following Tuesday morning’s vehicle fire in Campbell County.

According to VDOT, only the westbound right lane and right shoulder are closed at U.S. Route 460 near Turkey Foot Road and Route 623.

The current delays are reported at approximately half a mile.


CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Tuesday morning motorists in Campbell County are running into delays around the Bedford County border because of a vehicle fire shutting down U.S. Route 460 West.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says all westbound lanes of U.S. Route 460 are closed near Turkey Foot Road and Route 623.

According to VDOT, traffic along U.S. Route 460 West is currently backed up for about a mile.

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