The Florence Meijer store will remained closed possibly for several days, as the the cleanup efforts continue. The Florence Police Department have launched a search for three men they believe may have started the fire there.
The fire was called in as an explosion, prompting crews to rush to the Meijer Store on Hueston Road in Florence around 1:30 Monday morning.
It appears the fire started in the paint section of the store, leading to suspicion of what may have started it.
Witnesses reported seeing three suspicion men walking to the rear of the store where smoke was spotted minutes later.
Police are now on the lookout for three suspects, caught on surveillance.
Though the fire was contained to one area, there is smoke damage throughout the building.