Posted: Dec 3, 2012 3:41 PM
Updated: Dec 3, 2012 3:41 PM
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.