UPDATE: FRIDAY 10/21/22 12:19 p.m.

(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) confirmed to FOX21 News that there were two separate fires inside a Walmart in southwest Colorado Springs.

CSFD said the first fire at the Walmart in the 700 block of South 8th Street, happened on Thursday, Oct. 20, and the second happened the next day, in the morning of Friday, Oct. 21.

Walmart in southwest Colorado Springs evacuated after fire on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022
Courtesy: FOX21 Chief Photojournalist Mike Duran

CSFD said the fires both appear to be suspicious and that anyone with information is asked to call them at (719) 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers.

UPDATE: Walmart fire out, CSFD says it’s suspicious
FRIDAY 10/21/2022 10:59 a.m.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) said that the fire inside a Walmart store in southwest Colorado Springs is out.

CSFD tweeted that the fire was under control at 10:46 a.m. and said that investigators are on the scene to determine the cause of the fire.

  • CSFD puts fire out at Walmart in southwest Colorado Springs
  • CSFD puts fire out at Walmart in southwest Colorado Springs

CSFD said the fire appears to be “suspicious in nature,” and asks that anyone with information to please give them a call at (719) 444-7000.

ORIGINAL STORY: Walmart evacuated as CSFD responds to fire inside store
FRIDAY 10/21/2022 10:40 a.m.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) is on the scene of a fire at a Walmart in southwest Colorado Springs.

CSFD tweeted about the fire at 10:17 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 at the Walmart in the 700 block of South 8th Street, which is just west of I-25.

CSFD said its crews are on the scene and are reporting a small fire inside the store. CSFD said that the Walmart is being evacuated.

This is a developing story and FOX21 News will provide updates to this article.