Shoppers evacuated from busy Portsmouth store

SHOPPERS were evacuated from a busy department store this morning when a fire alarm sounded.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 23rd September 2016, 12:44 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:22 pm
Debenhams in Commercial Road, Portsmouth
Debenhams in Commercial Road, Portsmouth

The incident took place in Debenhams in Commercial Road, Portsmouth, at 11am.

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A crew from Southsea fire station went to the store.

A spokesman from the station said that the alarm had sounded due to a ‘fault in the system’ and the shop reopened shortly after.