False alarm at Northampton shopping centre sees fire service mount full-scale response

Four fire engines were called to a Northampton shopping centre last night - but it was a false alarm.

Thursday, 23rd March 2017, 10:39 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:08 am
Readers sent in their photos of the fire crews arriving at Weston Favell.

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue were scrambled after reports of "a smell of burning" near Weston Favell Shopping Centre at around 6:10pm yesterday (March 22).

Crews rushed to the shopping centre, but a spokeswoman from the fire service said "nothing was found".

Several readers contacted the Chronicle & Echo asking for updates on the incident.

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A spokeswoman said the incident was a "false alarm."
A spokeswoman said the incident was a "false alarm."