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Firefighters Battle Fire inside Newport Walmart

Cause is still under investigation.

Members of the Newport Fire Department battled a fire inside Walmart at 199 Connell Highway Monday night.

No details were immediately available as firefighters continue to investigate the blaze, which started around 6 p.m.

Reports indicate the fire started near the paint department.

There are no reports of injuries and everyone seems to have gotten out safely.

More information will be posted when it's available.
Stephen B Murphy Jr February 18, 2014 at 07:44 PM
like to thank the jackass who did this now its more difficult to shop for home goods great priced electronics home phones food clothing ect as most stores either have stuff or they don't and if they do jack up the prices
George Costanza February 18, 2014 at 10:36 PM
First of all, the Newport Walmart is the convenience store of Walmarts. It has a terrible grocery section (only canned goods and frozen junk), clothing? you buy your clothing at Walmart?? If you want this country to stay the most powerful nation in the world, if you want to have a good job someday, it would be best for you to buy all those things off craigslist, thrift stores, or pay a little more at local electronics stores, rather than support shipping American jobs overseas

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