Light Fixture Causes Fire At Palm Bay Convenience Store

PALM BAY, Florida — A fire that caused approximately $250,000 damage to a local convenience store was the result of a faulty electrical ceiling light fixture.   
Just before 3 a.m. Monday, Palm Bay Fire-Rescue responded to a BP Gas Station Convenience Store located at 2595 Emerson Drive SE to a reported structure fire.  Firefighters were able to contain the fire which appeared to originate in a storage room of the business.  
Further investigation by the fire marshal revealed a ceiling light fixture may have had some type of electrical malfunction which triggered the fire. 

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