Fire in store caused evacuation of Northampton shopping centre

A Northampton shopping centre was evacuated over the weekend following an electrical fire in a shop.

Tuesday, 2nd January 2018, 12:01 pm
Updated Tuesday, 2nd January 2018, 3:50 pm
Weston Favell Shopping Centre was evacuated over the weekend.

Police were called to Weston Favell shopping centre at 7pm on Saturday, December 30 to reports of a fire at a store.

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "It was an electrical fire and not thought to be deliberate or suspicious.

"The shopping centre was evacuated while officers put the fire out."

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Six fire engines attended the incident and there were no injuries.

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