Crates catch fire at Gastonia Walmart

GASTONIA, N.C. — Crates behind the Walmart in Franklin Square in Gastonia caught on fire Thursday afternoon.

The fire did not threaten the structure but viewers contacted Channel 9 about seeing a lot of black smoke.

Since the crates were stacked, firefighters used a ladder truck to extinguish the flames.

There were no injuries or further damage reported.

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