Asda store evacuated after fire starts in chilled section
Customers were evacuated from the Asda superstore in Fratton after a '˜small fire' started in the chilled section.
Crews from Southsea, Portchester and Cosham fire stations were called to the Somers Road North store just after 3.10pm.
A Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said there had been reports of a small fire from one of the store’s refrigerators.
Firefighters were on scene but it was reported staff put out the fire before they arrived.