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Fire closes Onalaska Walmart for hours Saturday

Store back open, cause still unknown

Lightning confirmed as cause of fire

ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) - A lightning strike caused a roof fire at the Onalaska Walmart late Saturday morning, according to Onalaska Fire Chief Don Dominick.

The lightning strike hit a tile roof and sparked a fire, which caused the building to be evacuated, Chief Dominick said. No one was injured.

Walmart was closed for a few hours while crews put out the fire.


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