Fire at Delaware Car Dealer Injures 3, Causes Damage

February 8, 2011

A fire that broke out at a Delaware car dealership injured three people and caused $400,000 in damages.

The state Fire Marshal’s Office says the accidental blaze ignited Friday afternoon at Camden-Wyoming Auto Sales in Kent County. When firefighters arrived they found the building engulfed in flames.

Three people suffered minor burns and smoke inhalation. They were taken to a local hospital. The injuries were not considered life threatening.

Investigators say workers were removing stereo equipment from a vehicle that was leaking gas. Shortly after, vapors were ignited.

Six vehicles were heavily damaged, along with the building.

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