Perfume sets off smoke detector, prompts evacuation at Charlotte mall

  • Source: WBTW-TV CBS 13 Florence
  • Published: 05/23/2022 12:00 AM

The SouthPark Mall in Charlotte, North Carolina, was evacuated briefly Friday afternoon after perfume from a display in a store activated a smoke alarm. Charlotte Fire Department confirms to Queen City News that excessive amounts of the perfume spray activated the smoke detector and forced the mall to evacuate just after 2:45 p.m. There were no reported injuries, and the mall was reopened to after the incident.


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