Smoke seen pouring out of Boots store in Northampton

Firefighters received an emergency call to Boots in the Kingsthorpe area of Northampton this morning.

Tuesday, 3rd May 2016, 11:38 am
Updated Tuesday, 3rd May 2016, 12:39 pm
Firefighters were called out to the Boots in Kingsthorpe Pic by Melanie Smith via Twitter

Although smoke was seen pouring out of the building, fire crews weren’t required to attend the scene off Harborough Road.

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It has since been confirmed that an intruder alarm was activated, causing smoke to fill the premises.

A spokesman for Northants Fire & Rescue confirmed to the Chronicle & Echo the incident had been a false alarm and fire crews didn’t need to attend.