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Explosion at an auto salvage yard in Butler County

BUTLER COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - An explosion in Butler County has severely damaged an auto parts salvage yard.

The explosion happened around 3 p.m. in the backyard of the Pay Less Auto Salvage on Oxford State Road in Monroe.

No one was injured, but the damage is pretty extensive.

Witnesses in the area say they saw a thick plume of black smoke followed by a big ball of fire.

"We have containers where we keep different liquids and different fuels and one of the fuel tanks ignited in a pretty violent way," said Sam Sing, the owner of the business.

The explosion remains under investigation.

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