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Carbon monoxide alarms prompt partial Short Pump Town Center evacuation

Posted at 2:47 PM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-03 17:16:30-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Alarms indicating elevated levels of carbon monoxide prompted the evacuation of approximately 15 stores at Short Pump Town Center in Henrico County, according to a Henrico Fire spokesperson.

The Wednesday afternoon evacuation lasted about 45 minutes.

Shoppers were allowed to return to some stores starting at about 2:30 p.m., the fire department spokesperson said.

No injuries were reported. The incident remained under investigation.

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