North Suffolk Walmart evacuated

Published 10:32 am Tuesday, January 5, 2010

The Walmart store on College Drive, has reopened after having been evacuated due to a gas smell in the building.

At about 9:47 a.m., officials from Suffolk Fire and Rescue were dispatched to investigate.

According to reports, officials have checked gas fixtures inside and outside of the store, finding no items of concern.

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A Suffolk spokesperson announced at 11:20 a.m. that the building had been declared safe and was being reopened for employees and customers.