Report of natural gas smell briefly evacuates NW Bakersfield WinCo

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A report of a natural gas odor forced an evacuation of a WinCo supermarket Tuesday afternoon in Northwest Bakersfield.

Kern County firefighters were called to the WinCo at 4200 Coffee Road just after 3:15 p.m.

The store was evacuated and firefighters cleared the building and said no injuries were reported.

SoCalGas crews said no gas leak was found at the store and are working to restore gas service after it was shut off as a precaution.

The store remains open.

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