Firefighters battle large fire at grocery store in Phoenix

A fire broke out Wednesday evening at a Safeway grocery store in Phoenix. (Photo: KPNX)

PHOENIX (WTHR) - Firefighters in Phoenix are battling a massive fire at a grocery store that started as a storm moved through the area.

Aerials from KPNX-TV show heavy flames and smoke pouring from a Safeway store in the city Wednesday evening.

The station reports firefighters responded to a report of a roof collapse, but soon the building was fully engulfed in flames. It is not yet clear what started the fire and if lightning may have been the cause.

Firefighters from three departments have responded to the blaze so far.

LIVE NOW: Firefighters are battling a large fire at a grocery store in Phoenix that started during a storm this evening.

Posted by WTHR-TV on Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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