10-Foot Fire Blazes Inside of New Orleans Area Walmart on Memorial Day
Video shows an intense fire blazing inside of a Walmart store in Harahan, Louisiana. Reports say that while the cause of the initial fire is unknown, a second fire actually broke out the following morning due to electrical issues caused by water on the ground.
According to reports, the Jefferson Parish East Bank Consolidated Fire Department got the report of the fire inside the Harahan Walmart at approximately 9:44 p.m. on Monday night.
Video from inside of the store shows the blaze that appears to reach somewhere around 10 feet in height.
While reports say that the cause of the initial fire on Monday evening is unknown, a second fire broke out on Tuesday morning due to electrical issues that were caused by water on the ground from the night before.
Reports add that the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office and the Jefferson Parish Arson Division are investigating the fire.
The Harahan Walmart is reportedly closed today.
Video of Fire in New Orleans Area Walmart
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