A Walmart distribution center near Indianapolis was engulfed in flames on Wednesday, sending black smoke that was so thick that it reportedly registered on the weather radar.
The distribution center, located northwest of Indianapolis, caught on fire before 1:30 P.M. local time. Photos shared by Plainfield Fire Department showing the building’s roof on fire, WHIO reported.
Photos and video of the fire were shared to social media:
— Clark Wade (@ClarkWade34) March 16, 2022
Video continued pic.twitter.com/2zDffBbf4Q
— 93 WIBC Indianapolis (@93wibc) March 16, 2022
— Courtney Spinelli (@CourtSpinelliTV) March 16, 2022
— Chris Wright (@ChrisWrightCBS4) March 16, 2022
A fire at the wal-mart distribution center in Plainfield is impacting surrounding neighborhoods.
— Kelsey Anderson (@kanderson_WRTV) March 16, 2022
— Jesse Ferrell (AccuWeather) (@WeatherMatrix) March 16, 2022
— Sean Ash (@SeanAshWX) March 16, 2022
No injuries have been reported at this time.