Fire at Massachusetts Wal-Mart Intentionally Set

Surveillance video indicates someone inside store started fire

A 2-alarm fire at a Wal-Mart in central Massachusetts on Tuesday afternoon was intentionally set, according to fire officials in Sturbridge.

The fire at the Charlton Road store broke out just before 5:30 p.m.

According to The Telegram, the building was evacuated and no injuries were reported.

Firefighters from three surrounding communities were brought in to fight the blaze which was quickly put out.

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A spokesperson for the store told the paper that surveillance video was provided to police, indicating that the fire was caused by someone inside the facility.

Sturbridge fire officials said State Police assigned to the Office of the State Fire Marshal and to the Office of the Worcester District Attorney's Office are investigating.

So far, no arrests have been made.

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