UPDATE: Rivergate Shopping Centre evacuated after false fire alarm

Rivergate Shopping Centre in Peterborough was evacuated this morning, Wednesday June 8, due to a suspected fire.

Wednesday, 8th June 2016, 11:42 am
Updated Friday, 10th June 2016, 11:25 am
Fire crews on the scene at Rivergate in Peterborough

The alarm was raised when smoke was reported coming from one of the centre’s shops.

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Shoppers and staff were evacuated while Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue investigated, but no fire was found and crews have now confirmed it was a false alarm.

Fire crews on the scene at Rivergate in Peterborough
Fire crews on the scene at Rivergate in Peterborough