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Grocery store damaged by fire in Pasadena

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PASADENA, Texas – A Pasadena grocery store is heavily damaged after huge flames shot out of the building overnight.

Pasadena and South Houston firefighters worked to put out the fire at the Mi Tienda store near the intersection of Spencer Highway and Shaver street.

Officials said shoppers were in the store at the time and were asked to evacuate. No one was hurt.

Officials said the fire started in the corner of the store where the bakery is located. They believe the fire started while employees were closing the bakery or shortly after.

A spokesperson for Mi Tienda issued the following statement:

The safety and security of our customers is our top priority at Mi Tienda. While it appears that last night’s fire at Mi Tienda, Pasadena, started in one of our lease spaces, it is under investigation. All customers and employees were quickly evacuated without injury.  Today, we are assessing the damage  and preparing  the store to open tomorrow. 

 

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