Walmart briefly evacuated due to smoke

Published 3:25 pm Thursday, January 30, 2020

The North Main Street Walmart store was evacuated Thursday afternoon after smoke was reported in the building.

The issue was reported at 1:19 p.m., and the first units arrived on scene at 1:24 p.m. The business was evacuated until the issue could be isolated, according to a city press release.

No active fire was found, and the issue was isolated to a freezer in the retail portion of the store, the press release stated. No additional ventilation was required, and the store reopened after about 25 minutes.

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