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SOUTH RIDING, Va. (WUSA9) -- Loundoun County emergency officials say a five gallon bucket was spotted on the median of Gum Springs Road at Route 50.

Hazmat crews responded to the scene as a precaution. The substance in the bucket was tested, and officials say it did not pose a threat to the public.

Route 50 was closed to all through traffic during the investigation.

No injuries were reported.

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