New Look will remain closed until next Monday following fire, Northampton shopping centre bosses say

A store will remain closed while an investigation and repair works are being carried out at a Northampton shopping centre.

Tuesday, 2nd January 2018, 2:13 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd January 2018, 11:11 am
New Look will remain closed at Weston Favell Shopping Centre following an electrical fire.

On Saturday, December 30 at 7pm, Weston Favell Shopping Centre was alerted to a fire in clothing store, New Look on the upper mall.A spokeswoman for Weston Favell Shopping Centre said: "The centre security team were deployed to investigate and the centre was evacuated as a precaution.

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"The fire was contained to New Look’s back of house area and no one was injured as a result of the incident." Weston Favell shopping continues to operate usual trading hours, and New Look is expect to be trading again by week commencing Monday, January 8.

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

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