Rincon Walmart closed after suspicious fire

Crime & Safety

(AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

RINCON, Ga. (WSAV) – Police are investigating a suspicious fire that has closed down the Rincon Walmart.

A Rincon spokesperson told WSAV the fire occurred Tuesday night and damaged the S. Columbia Ave. store. The exact timeframe for the fire is unclear but officials said it started in the sporting goods area.

Though the store is closed to customers, Walmart associates are still expected to report to work, according to a Facebook post.

Meanwhile, the pharmacy is allowing customers to pick up their medications until 7 p.m. Wednesday. Customers are asked to pull up near a tent located by the pharmacy entrance for curbside pickup.

The Rincon Police Department is solely handling the investigation.

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