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GREENSBORO — Costco on West Wendover Avenue has been evacuated for a possible leak in the refrigerant system. 

Greensboro Fire Department spokesman Dwayne Church said firefighters responded at 2:53 p.m. after a cloud-like vapor was seen in the building at 4201 W. Wendover Ave.

Church said firefighters are trying to determine what the leak is. 

Officials said a leak in the refrigerant system could pose a health risk by affecting the breathing of those exposed. 

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Contact Danielle Battaglia at 336-373-4476 and follow @dbattagliaNR on Twitter.​

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