Joplin firefighters extinguish flames in Walmart parking lot

JOPLIN, Mo. – Firefighters responded to the 15th Street Walmart in Joplin after a truck caught on fire early Saturday evening.

At 6:24 p.m., the Joplin Fire Department was summoned to the Walmart parking lot where a truck’s engine compartment was fully engulfed in flames.

Officials say a man had gone shopping, only to come outside to see his truck burning.

No injuries were reported and no damage was spread to any nearby vehicles.