Gas leak forces holiday shoppers to evacuate in Warwick

Photo: Corey Welch | WPRI 12

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — The Toys R Us in Warwick has been evacuated due to a reported gas leak, police confirmed.

Eyewitness News began getting ReportIt emails into the newsroom around 5:45 p.m. Monday.

Fire crews and National Grid were called to the scene.

Eyewitness News was on the scene. As of 6:45 p.m, the fire department had left and customers were allowed back inside the mall.