City Market reopens following evacuation

The City Market, located on the west side of Pagosa Springs, was evacuated around 4 p.m. Friday following reports that individuals were having trouble breathing. The store reopened at approximately 5:25 p.m.

According to Christina Marquart, deputy director of emergency management for Archuleta County, several individuals reported having troubles breathing, along with sneezing and coughing while in the store. Upon going outside, however, the individuals reported relief of the symptoms.

What caused the reaction has not been confirmed.

For more information, see and next week’s issue of The SUN.

This story was posted on August 1, 2014.

2 Responses to City Market reopens following evacuation

  1. Kemo Sabee

    August 2, 2014 at 10:31 am

    This is one reason why this town can really use another grocery store.

  2. Chase

    August 5, 2014 at 9:58 am

    ya and they tell everyone to leave and don’t get names of anyone. what happens if there is a long term health issue?