Regions Bank on Kingston Pike evacuated

Regions Bank on Kingston Pike evacuated

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© (WATE) The Knoxville Fire Department investigates a suspicious odor at Regions Bank © (WATE) The Knoxville Fire Department investigates a suspicious odor at Regions Bank

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The Knoxville Fire Department was dispatched Monday morning to a branch of Regions Bank located at 4600 Kingston Pike after reports of a gasoline smell at the drive through.

KFD crews arrived and determined that the smell was natural gas and evacuated the building.

A HazMat unit was called onsite and the building was cordoned off.

KUB was called to evaluate the situation, but found no evidence of a leak. The evacuation order was lifted.
 
Officials believe someone smelled something they believed to be gas, but no danger was present.

 

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