Fires deliberately set inside Texas Walmart caught on video


AUSTIN, Texas (CBS Austin/SBG) - Firefighters responded to a fire at a Walmart store in Cedar Park early Wednesday morning.

The Cedar Park Fire Department says two fires were deliberately set iinside the Walmart located at 201 Walton Way, near the intersection of 183 and Whitestone Boulevard around 1:42 a.m.

According to CPFD, the suspect -- who is not currently in custody -- set one fire near the clothing section and another near the vacuums.

The store's sprinkler system was activated and the fires were extinguished by Cedar Park firefighters. The store was evacuated and no one was injured.

CPFD says the suspect is not a store employee, and an arson investigation is ongoing.

The store is currently closed, and it is unclear if it will reopen for Thanksgiving Day shopping.

Facebook user Jackie Sinclair posted video on of the fire :

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