Columbus Division of Fire responds to 2-alarm fire at Franklinton business

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Firefighters in Columbus responded to the scene of a two-alarm fire at a business on McKinley Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

According to Columbus Division of Fire, a gas can near a torch caused an explosion and subsequent fire at a scrap yard along the 1000 block of McKinley Avenue.

A large plume of smoke could be seen from miles away. Dozens of firefighters responded to fight the blaze.

According to fire department spokesperson Battalion Chief Steve Martin, three people suffered minor injuries from the fire, and one was send to the hospital with minor injuries.

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