Firefighters respond to fire at fireworks stand in West Bexar County

Fire, fireworks going off seen at a Mr. W. stand near S. Ellison

Bexar County firefighters responded to a fire at a fireworks stand in West Bexar County early Thursday morning.

SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County firefighters responded to a fire at a fireworks stand in West Bexar County early Thursday morning.

In a video sent to the KSAT newsroom, firefighters were seen battling a blaze around 6 a.m. near a Mr. W. stand near on S. Ellison just inside Loop 1604.

Several other firework stands are also located nearby, including a much larger warehouse.

The Bexar County Fire Department said the fire was put out around 7:45 a.m. No one was hurt by the fire. The fire department said they do not believe the cause to be suspicious in nature and that the damage is estimated at $55,000.

The Bexar County Fire Marshals office is conducting an investigation. The investigation is ongoing.

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