The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department is at The Avenues Mall on Southside Blvd. because they received reports of a gas odor in the area.

First Coast News has gotten several calls about the strong gas smell in that area. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said they are on scene to help with traffic control. 

(PHOTO: Matt Head)

The Avenues Mall, located at 10300 Southside Blvd., closes at 9 p.m.

The Avenues Mall offers more than 1.1 million square-feet of shopping and is home to 5 major department stores.

Stay with First Coast News for updates. We have a crew on the way.