Walgreens evacuated for burning smell

Published 5:12 pm Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Walgreens near downtown has been evacuated “out of an abundance of caution” due to a burning smell inside the business, according to a city news release.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews are on the scene in the 100 block of West Constance Road. The burning smell was first reported at 4:31 p.m., and the first units arrived on scene two minutes later, the release stated.

Firefighters did not detect an odor upon their arrival, but the inspection remains ongoing.

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