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Salvage yard fire injures firefighters, destroys 5,000 cars


(Leach-AP) -- Three Delaware County firefighters were injured at an all-night fire at a Leach auto salvage yard.

All firefighters were treated and released.

Firefighters from 13 departments fought the blaze Friday and Saturday at Martin's Auto Salvage.

Firefighter Sonny Barker says several cars exploded after gas tanks ignited. Other cars melted. About five thousand junked cars were destroyed.

Investigators have not reported the fire's cause.
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