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Law enforcement investigate fire at Walmart

Law enforcement in Starkville are investigating a fire at a Walmart Super Center.

Posted: Apr. 21, 2018 7:47 PM
Updated: Apr. 22, 2018 2:47 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A fire at the Walmart store in Starkville was intentionally set. 

Starkville Fire Chief Charles Yarbrough says firefighters were called to an outside fire, in the back of the Walmart off Highway 12. It took about 30 minutes to contain the fire. 

Yarbrough says surveillance cameras show what appears to be three juveniles intentionally setting fire to wood pallets and recyclables near the store's auto center. 

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. 

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