Smoke from outdoor fire causes Greenville mall evacuation


GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Smoke from a small fire outside the Greenville Mall caused the mall to be evacuated Wednesday evening.

The call came in just before 6 p.m.

Smoke got into the mall, but Greenville Fire/Rescue said the fire never impacted the building.

The mall was closed briefly, but people were let back inside a short time later.

There was no word on how the fire outside started or if anyone was to be held responsible.

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