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Kohl’s department store in Secaucus evacuated due to reports of fumes

Posted: 11:36 PM, Dec 20, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-20 23:40:45-05

SECAUCUS, N.J. – Authorities are investigating reports of fumes that prompted an evacuation of a Kohl’s in Secaucus, New Jersey late Sunday night.

Police say they received a call of a chemical smell in the air at Kohl’s located on 3 Mill Creek Drive about 9:04 p.m. after a few customers reported “difficulty breathing.”

Local fire, police and hazmat are on the scene attempting to determine the smell’s source.

The building has been evacuated as a precaution.

Kohl’s locations are open 24-hours a day until Christmas Day.