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A small fire caused minor smoke damage to Marketplace Foods early Sunday evening.
Minot Fire Department crews were called to Marketplace Foods at 2211 16th St. NW at 7:30 p.m. Initial reports indicated flames and smoke were visible in one of the store’s aisles.
When crews arrived on scene, they were notified that the fire was out but still smoldering. Crews used extinguishers to put out the smoldering fire. Firefighters remained on scene to do overhaul and ventilate the structure.
Minot Fire Department inspectors investigated and determined that the fire was intentionally set. The incident has been turned over to the Minot Police Department.