A Texas Walmart was set on fire -- and officials say it was deliberate

  • A shopper in a Walmart in Texas on Wednesday recorded footage of flames reaching the ceiling of the store.
  • People doing last-minute pre-Thanksgiving shopping were forced to evacuate the store.
  • An official says someone deliberately set two fires.

A massive fire in a Texas Walmart was caught on camera by a local shopper.

On Wednesday evening, shoppers were forced to evacuate a Walmart in Cedar Park, Texas, after two fires – with flames reaching the ceilings – were set in the store, a local news outlet reported.

“Oh my God, why is there a big-a– fire inside of Walmart right now?” Jackie Sinclair says in a video she posted on Facebook of the fire.

“This b—- about to blow up,” Sinclair says.

The local fire marshal told the news outlet that someone deliberately set two fires in the Walmart and that a suspect, who is not an employee, had been interviewed.

No one was injured, he said.

Here’s Sinclair’s video of the fire that she posted on Facebook:



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