It happened just after noon at Evansville Kia Mazda Volvo at the Lloyd Expressway and Stockwell Road. Evansville Fire officials say a contractor working on one of the cars suffered minor burns and a few firefighters were treated for heat related illnesses.
"We had a service that was repairing a car. Then a compressor caught fire, then that fire spread to a few of our vehicles on the lot," says Doug Duell of Evansville Kia Mazda Volvo. "If the firefighters weren't here quickly, it could've been a lot worse."
The dealership says it did not close since the fire was in a far corner of the lot.