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 Car Explodes behind Wester’s Body Shop in Powderly

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (02/09/15) – On Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at approximately 6:10 PM, Central Dispatch received a report of a possible vehicle explosion in the Powderly area.

A woman that lived near Wester’s Body Shop, just off the bypass, told Central Dispatch that she had heard an explosion and saw flames near the shop. The Greenville Fire Department and Central City Fire Department were immediately dispatched to the scene.

Once on the scene, firefighters found a vehicle with flames showing parked directly behind the shop. Within moments fire officials had the fire extinguished.

The owner of the shop was called to the scene.

At this time, the cause of the fire has not been released, and no injuries were reported.

J.L. Graham
KenCo News