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Small fires set in two Columbia Wal-Mart stores

By AP/KWMU

Columbia, MO – Two fires were reported in two separate Wal-Mart stores in Columbia, Mo. Thursday night.

Fire officials say the reports came in within 15 minutes of each other. They say someone set a women's clothing racks on fire in the middle two Columbia Wal-Marts at about 9:30 p.m.

Columbia Police secured the city's third Wal-Mart store, while other area Wal-Mart locations in nearby Fulton, Booneville and Mexico were also notified.

Police hope security video taken from both stores will provide clues. There were no injuries reported.

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