Fire forces brief evacuation of Las Vegas Walmart on Black Friday
A fryer fire at a McDonalds inside a Walmart in central Las Vegas forced Black Friday shoppers out of the superstore on Friday morning.
Updated November 29, 2019 - 4:10 pm
A fryer fire at a McDonald’s restaurant inside a Walmart in central Las Vegas forced Black Friday shoppers out of the superstore for nearly an hour Friday morning.
Smoke was reported just before 9:20 a.m. at 4505 W. Charleston Blvd., near Decatur Boulevard, according to the Las Vegas Fire Department. The blaze was out by 9:45 a.m. thanks to the fast-food restaurant’s sprinkler system.
Customers were allowed back into the store at 10:05 a.m., a Walmart spokesman said.
No injuries were reported, according to the fire department.
F3H TOC: 9:19AM. 4505 W Charleston Blvd Walmart Superstore fire in fryer at McDonald’s inside Walmart’s, fire is OUT by fire sprinkler, store evac’d, crews cleaning up, situation under control. Some units being released from scene. No injuries reported. #PIO1NEWS
— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) November 29, 2019
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