Fire at Walmart store in Prince George's County leaves 2 people hurt

Video shows a Walmart parking lot in Clinton, Maryland engulfed in smoke after a fire broke out at the store Friday.

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According to Prince George's County Fire officials, crews were called out to the scene in 8700 block of Branch Avenue just after 2 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Once at the scene, fire crews noticed smoke coming from roof of the building. The building was evacuated as a result of the fire.

Fire crews put out the flames within 30 minutes, and remained on the scene after the fire to check for hotspots.

A male shopper with non-life-threatening injuries and one firefighter were transported to a local hospital for evaluation. Prince George's County Fire says the damage estimate is $25,000. 


Fire officials have not announced what caused the fire.