John Lewis in Peterborough’s Queensgate centre evacuated after reports of smoke from escalator

John Lewis in Queensgate
John Lewis in Queensgate

John Lewis in Queensgate Shopping Centre was evacuated this morning after reports of smoke coming from an escalator.

Several fire crews headed to the city centre early this morning.

A spokeswoman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “The store was safely evacuated and no firefighting action was required.

“All crews are now returning to their stations.”