Explosion rocks Nicholasville car dealership, at least 2 severely burned

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NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Firefighters are reporting an explosion which has injured at least two people at a Nicholasville car dealership.

The Nicholasville Fire Department says at least two are injured with burns as a result of the explosion at Cartown Kia at 3120 Lexington Road. The explosion was reported to have occurred in the garage area of the business.

Investigators say a small barrel containing a chemical used to clean parts exploded, and two people have severe burns as a result.

There was a fire after the explosion, but it was extinguished.

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