Report of Odor Prompts Evacuations at Md. Mall

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    Montgomery County fire officials said several stores at a Derwood, Md., strip mall have been evacuated following reports of a gas-like odor.

    Fire officials said crews responded Monday to the strip mall on Crabbs Branch Way and have not found any gas leaks. Officials said they are continuing to search for the cause of the odor.

    Several people were evaluated at the scene, but did not require any additional care.