Lynchburg's River Ridge Mall Evacuated for Smoke Odor

Courtesy: Kandice Craddock

Lynchburg, VA- Quite the scare for many movie goers Sunday evening in Lynchburg. Witnesses report that the theater at River Ridge Mall was evacuated just after 9:30 p.m.

According to Lynchburg Communications, seven units responded after an off duty officer at the mall smelled smoke inside the building.

The Battalion Chief says as of 10 p.m. Sunday evening, the mall and theater were clear. He also says there was never a fire.