Report of a fire on the roof of the Newport Walmart as a solar powered device has shorted out and causing sparks and some fire. A maintenance worker had to race down the ladder to go get a fire extinguisher.
Newport Fire and Rescue is enroute. Newport Police say there is no flame viewable from the parking lot.
Arriving firefighters say nothing visible coming from the roof.
Chief Murphy reports the fire was contained to the roof. Fire is out. Strictly an exterior fire.