Vijayawada: Fire breaks out at Walmart India store

The company is assessing damages to the Cash & Carry store and there was no harm to the employees, said Walmart India in a statement.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: September 10, 2016 12:58 pm

Global retail major Walmart today said a fire had broke out at its Best Price Store premise at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh that was brought under control later.

The company is assessing damages to the Cash & Carry store and there was no harm to the employees, said Walmart India in a statement.

“A fire broke at our Best Price store premises in Vijaywada earlier today. State Fire authorities quickly reached the store and have brought it under control,” said a company spokesperson said.

He further added: “We are assessing the damage to the property and investigating the matter.”

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There was no injury or body harm to anyone in this incident and all the employees and staff are safe, it added. Walmart India is operating 21 Best Price Store here.