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Suspect in custody in connection with pallet fire at Walmart

Police in Thornton have a suspect in custody in connection to a pallet fire that happened Monday morning. The fire broke out just before 9 a.m. at the Walmart store located at 9901 Grant St. 

Thornton Fire Dept.

Several pallets and cardboard boxes were burning which caused a lot of smoke. That smoke billowed onto Interstate 25 which forced a lane closure for a short period of time. 

Thornton Fire Dept.

The fire was quickly extinguished with no injuries. 

Thornton Fire Dept.

The suspect has not been identified.  

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