Fire temporarily closes Walmart store in Milford

New Haven

The Walmart on Boston Post Road in Milford has been temporarily closed since late Tuesday night due to a fire. 

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Fire officials and other first responders arrived on scene late Tuesday night and found a large amount of smoke coming out of fenced area in the garden center. 

Officials say the building’s sprinkler system activated which prevented the blaze from spreading.

No word has been given on any injuries yet.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation from fire officials. 

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