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Firefighter, homeowner injured in garage explosion

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MELBOURNE, KY (FOX19) -

Two people were injured in a Campbell County garage explosion.

The fire broke out early Wednesday morning at 6910 Mary Ingles Highway in a self-standing garage. While battling the blaze, a propane tank exploded, knocking a firefighter back. He was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Fort Mitchell for treatment of minor injuries.

As a result of the explosion, debris flew from the garage, striking the homeowner. Witnesses at the scene say they believe the owner lost part of his leg. He was transported to UC Medical Center.

Two squads responded to the scene. The cause of the initial fire remains under investigation.

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