Smoke forces evacuation of North State Imaging Center

Apr 29, 2015 12:22 PM by News Staff

Chico firefighters evacuated a medical office on the Esplanade after smoke was seen in the building Wednesday morning.

Smoke inside the North State Imaging Center on the Esplanade's 1700 block was first seen and reported around 8:50 a.m. and firefighters issued the evacuation order moments later.

Everyone in the building got out safely, and firefighters determined there was not a significant threat to the building.

A few firefighters are still on scene and working to find the source of the smoke, and then conduct and investigation.

North State Imaging Center was reopened and fully operational by noon.


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