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Morganfield Walmart temporarily closed due to fire

The Walmart in Morganfield will be closed Monday, due a fire in the building, according to a post on the store's Facebook page.

The Morganfield Fire Department tells Eyewitness News it started in fabric and hobby flower bins. In response, shoppers were immediately evacuated.

When firefighters arrived, they said there was heavy smoke throughout the store.

The store's sprinkler system was able to keep the fire contained to that one area.

Bradley Michael Hines posted this Facebook, showing the fire in the Walmart:

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(This story was originally published May 21, 2018)

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