Hazmat situation forces evacuation of Fayetteville Walmart, cause unfounded

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A Walmart in Fayetteville was evacuated Wednesday night due to a hazmat situation, according to a release from the Fayetteville Fire Department.

Units were dispatched to the Walmart located at 4601 Ramsey St. around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Reports indicated a smell of natural gas in the area, the release said.

Responders helped store personnel evacuate the store until a source could be located.

Thursday morning, authorities said the odor had dissipated while units were on scene.

The source of the gas smell was not determined.

No civilians or firefighters were hurt.

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