ST. HELENS, Ore. -- A St. Helens Safeway store was evacuated Wednesday due to a Hazmat emergency.

Fire crews directed around 30 customers who may have been sickened to a triage area on South Columbia River Highway.

There was the possibility of some type gas leak that originated in the deli-meat counter area. People initially reported headaches and difficulty breathing. One man was taken to the hospital.

Most said they felt better once outssde.

There were no serious injuries and a Portland Fire Hazmat crew was investigating.

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