Portswood Sainsbury’s Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out


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.

Firefighters from St Mary’s and Redbridge stations used water to extinguish the flames. The supermarket reopened soon after.




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