SUFFOLK, Va. – The Walmart store in Suffolk was evacuated briefly on Thursday afternoon after a gas smell was detected inside the store.
Suffolk emergency dispatchers received a call at 1:10 p.m. about the odor.
When crews arrived, the store had been evacuated.
Columbia Natural Gas crews responded and isolated the odor to a heating unit on the roof of the facility.
No one was injured.
The building was reopened to employees and customers at approximately 1:50 p.m.