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Mall at Wellington Green evacuated following reports of smoke outside Dillards

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(WELLINGTON, FLA) — The Mall at Wellington Green was evacuated at noon Wednesday following reports of smoke outside Dillards, according to WPTV.

Authorities are currently on scene at 10300 Forest Hill Boulevard after a text message alert from the Wellington mall’s emergency notification system alerted bystanders of the presence of smoke, and to evacuate the building immediately.

“All persons are asked to leave the building immediately via the nearest exit,” read the text message alert.

Witnesses told WPTV that ’emergency vehicles were stationed outside Dillards,’ and another claimed ‘there was smoke coming from the mall near Dillard’s.’

The source of the smoke was possibly a fire at California Pizza Kitchen, according to reports.