Building fire at Beaumont convenience store

Building fire at Beaumont convenience store

At approximately 2:38 a.m. this morning, Tuesday, November 24, 2015, Beaumont firefighters responded to a 911 call that was received reporting smoke coming from the Super Food Store, located at 1410 West Virginia. Once on scene, firefighters had to force entry to security panels on the exterior of the building. They entered the building and found heavy fire and smoke conditions in the interior of the building. Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control within a few minutes. The majority of the damage was confined to the clerk/counter area of the business. However, there was smoke and heat damage throughout the store. At this time the fire is under investigation. The fire marshal's office is still trying to make contact with the owners of the business as of this morning. The Beaumont Health Department was notified and a representative responded to the scene. No injuries were sustained by firefighters.

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