Fire at Walmart store
CLINTON, MD – Video shows a Walmart parking lot in Clinton, Maryland engulfed in smoke after a fire broke out in the store on Friday.
Chief Anderson reported that crews encountered “dense smoke and fire conditions inside the warehouse and immediately reported a lack of visibility.”
We fought the fire for half an hour before it got on us, and we had to pull out all the crews.”
Then the attack took a defensive position, and widely shared photos and videos showed the fire devouring the warehouse.
According to Prince George’s County fire officials, crews were called to the scene at 8700 Block of Branch Avenue just after 2 p.m. Friday afternoon.
Fire brigades put out the flames within 30 minutes, and remained at the scene after the fire to check on hot spots.
A man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the fire.
Fire officials have not announced the cause of the fire.