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Firefighters: Blaze damages Tupelo businesses

An overnight fire damaged multiple businesses, according to Tupelo Fire Chief Thomas Walker.

Posted: May 29, 2019 7:50 AM
Updated: May 29, 2019 9:45 AM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - An overnight fire damaged multiple businesses, according to Tupelo Fire Chief Thomas Walker.

The blaze started just after midnight Wednesday at the Bestway Rent To Own store on Rabbit Drive.

No one was injured, Walker said. 

Fire crews believe it started in the building's storage area, but the exact cause is under investigation. 

At least one other business, Game Stop, suffered smoke and water damage. 

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