Pallets behind a Walmart in Imperial Beach caught fire Thursday afternoon causing a large fire that began spreading to vegetation.
The fire started at about 10:50 a.m. at the Walmart just off Interstate 5 and Palm Avenue.
Several crews responded to the scene, where a pile of pallets was sending up heavy flames. The fire was starting to burn vegetation behind the Walmart, but crews doused flames before they could spread, footage from SkyRanger 7 shows.
By about 11:30 a.m., the fire was nearly out and the pile of pallets was covered in white fire retardant.
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There was no immediate word on what caused the fire or if there was any damage or injuries.
This is a developing story and will be updated.