Sainsbury’s supermarket on Portswood Road was evacuated today after a fire broke out.
As the Daily Echo reports, firefighters were called to the store at around 1pm after a biomass boiler in the store’s delivery area caught fire.
— Tommo (@tommo_85) October 23, 2016
Portswood Sainsbury's evacuated during a fire alarm.. Hope there's not a fire as my baby is… https://t.co/Bl8aA9DjTo
— Flavia 🙂 (@flah_s) October 23, 2016
Firefighters from St Mary’s and Redbridge stations used water to extinguish the flames. The supermarket reopened soon after.