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Reports: Hot-air balloon catches fire in Virginia

DOSWELL, Va. — A hot-air balloon is believed to have caught fire and crashed in Virginia after colliding with a power line Friday night, according to state police, who were searching for the wreckage, a pilot and two passengers after eyewitnesses said they saw the balloon in flames and heard screams for help.

Virginia State Police received calls about a balloon crash shortly before 8 p.m., police spokeswoman Corinne Geller told a news conference, according to several news media reports. […]

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