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Fire set at Walmart in Houma

2 years ago December 03, 2012 Dec 3, 2012 Monday, December 03 2012 Monday, December 03, 2012 1:41:25 PM EST in News
Source: Associated Press

HOUMA - A Walmart store was evacuated Sunday after a man ignited a chemical fire, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office said.

WDSU reports there were no injuries.

Investigators said the incident began about 4 p.m. when deputies found a container on fire with thick smoke in the air.

The Sheriff's Office said additional testing will be done to determine the nature of the chemicals.

Authorities say they are seeking a suspect about 30 years old in connection with the incident.

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