By Tim Jimenez
WILLOW GROVE, Pa., (CBS) — A power issue forced the evacuation of the Willow Grove Mall in Montgomery County Tuesday night.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Investigating 2 Separate Fatal Hit-And-Runs: 'It Can Get Pretty Chaotic Around Here'
At around 8 p.m. a Mall spokeswoman says there was an “electrical surge” at Bloomingdale’s and employees and customers had to leave the store. Abington police and fire officials arrived on scene. Early reports indicated complaints of an odor of gas. However, the spokeswoman, citing mall security, says this issue was electrical and not gas-related.READ MORE: Temple University Students, Faculty Have Mixed Feelings About Returning To In-Person Learning
The entire mall then had to be evacuated as a precaution as PECO crews worked to solve the problem. No one was injured. The spokeswoman says the mall is expected to open on time on Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Teenage Boy Shot 7 Times In West Philadelphia, Police Say