Cause of Newburg business fire determined

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Investigators believe they now know what started a fire in the Newburg area.

The fire broke out Saturday night in a discount tire store in the 4,000 block of East Indian Trail.

Investigators said they have reviewed surveillance video from the tire store and believe a transformer in a storage area blew on an electric pole, dropped onto tires and sparked the fire.

A nearby salon also suffered some minor damage.

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