Small Fire Evacuates Gunbarrel Road Walmart Store

(WDEF) Chattanooga firefighters responded to a reported fire shortly before 7:00pm Wednesday night at the Walmart on Gunbarrel Road.  Incident commander Captain Teri Rose said the fire was located in the women’s clothing section. Captain Rose said the fire involved one circular clothing rack.
        The smoke and fire activated the building’s sprinkler system, which quickly extinguished the flames. No injuries were reported. Damages to the store are relatively minor, but there is some smoke and water damage to clean up.
        The entire building was evacuated and the store is expected to remain closed for the night. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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