Grease possible cause of 3-alarm fire at San Antonio mall

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KXAN) — Crews are battling an increasingly large fire at The Shops at Rivercenter Mall in San Antonio Tuesday afternoon.

According to WOAI, authorities said the fire started around 11:30 a.m. at an unknown location in the mall. A spokesperson told crews are focusing on duct work near Tony Roma’s and Luciano’s. It’s possible grease is to blame.

A tweet made around 11:55 a.m. shows smoke pouring out of a building.

WOAI said the mall and a nearby hotel were evacuated.

The scene is ongoing but there have been no reports of injuries so far. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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