Crews battle intense blaze at Memphis grocery - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Reported by Nick Kenney

Crews battle intense blaze at Memphis grocery

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Memphis firefighters battled an intense blaze early Friday morning at a grocery store on Breedlove Street.

The fire broke out just before 1:00 a.m. at Speedy Grocery, located in the 1200 block of Breedlove.

Officials said when firefighters arrived, heavy smoke was pouring from the building. The fire started on the first floor, spread to the second, and eventually shot out the roof of the business.

It took nearly 40 firefighters over an hour to bring the blaze under control.

Investigators are still trying to determine what sparked the fire.

No injuries were reported.


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