Crews extinguish fire in dumpster, edge of roof of Dillard’s at Broadway Square Mall

Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 1:41 PM CDT
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TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A fire that originated in a dumpster at Broadway Square Mall caught the edge of the roof at Dillard’s on fire.

According to Cpt. Brandon Davis with the Tyler Fire Department, they received a call at about 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday about the fire. Crews arrived to find flames and smoke visible.

They were able to determine the fire originated in a dumpster full of cardboard outside the mall. The fire then caught the edge of the roof at Dillard’s on fire. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire. They are now checking the rest of the roof.

Davis said there have been no reports of injuries and the mall was not evacuated. Davis said some people did run out of Dillard’s when they saw what was going on, but there was no organized evacuation.

Witnesses in the area report seeing smoke coming from the west side of the mall.

Fire at Broadway Square Mall
Fire at Broadway Square Mall((Source: KLTV))

The mall is located at 4601 S. Broadway Ave.

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