Capt. Marc Le Moine, a spokesman for the Paris fire service, said no one was injured. The fire was brought under control and there was no risk of it spreading from the soccer field-sized warehouse, covering an area of 7,000 square meters (1.7 acres), he said.
The cause of the blaze was unknown but will be investigated, he added.
Journalist Clément Lanot, at the scene, tweeted: “There is only one warehouse burning and firefighters are bringing the blaze under control.
“The flames are impressive, but not all of the International Market is on fire.”
— Anonyme Citoyen (@AnonymeCitoyen) September 25, 2022
The sprawling wholesale market is a veritable town unto itself, with more than 12,000 people working there and warehouses filled with fruit and vegetables, seafood, meats, dairy products and flowers from across France and around the world.