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Fire Destroys 16 Vehicles at Va. Auto Auction Lot

Courtesy: WTVR

Courtesy: WTVR

August 25, 2013

SANDSTON, Va. (AP) - Henrico County fire officials say 16 vehicles have been damaged in a blaze at an auto auction lot.

No injuries were reported in the fire Saturday at the Copart Auto Auction in Sandston.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/14tdaci ) reports fire crews were slowed at first by a 9,000-volt electric fence surrounding the property. The fire was eventually extinguished.

The cause of the blaze is unknown and an investigation is underway.

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