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TRAFFIC ALERT: Car fire causes backups on Route 288 in Chesterfield

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CHESTERFIELD, Va — Traffic was backed up at least two miles Tuesday morning after a car fire on Route 288 near Midlothian.

Crews closed the right lane and the right shoulder at mile marker 20, near the Midlothian Turnpike exit. There was a two-mile backup as of 7:13 Tuesday morning.