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2 juveniles face arson charges after fire inside Walmart in Central

Source: Central Fire Department Source: Central Fire Department
CENTRAL, LA (WAFB) -

Investigators said two juveniles were arrested in connection with a fire Monday night inside a Walmart.

The fire happened at the Walmart in Central around 9 p.m.

The Central Fire Department reported two juveniles from a nearby neighborhood were booked on aggravated arson charges. Their names are being withheld due to their ages.

Derek Glover with CFD said the store reopened Tuesday at 7 a.m.

Officials said a section of an aisle containing yarn caught fire. Firefighters said they arrived to find the fire had been put out by store employees and a customer who was on the aisle. They added other customers were still in the store.

Firemen said they evacuated the store and set up fans to clear the smoke.

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