Walmart evacuated after propane tank explosion

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) - Customers at the Walmart in Colonial Heights were briefly evacuated after a propane tank outside the store exploded, according to Colonial Heights police.

Shoppers at the store located near the Southpark Mall were evacuated for about 25 minutes while firefighters inspected the scene. They determined the situation was under control and reopened the store around 2:30 this afternoon.

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