Lakelands Shopping Centre evacuated after fire alarm accidentally set off

Shoppers outside Lakelands Shopping Centre as fire crews investigate the fire alarm. Photo by Gavin Harrison
Shoppers outside Lakelands Shopping Centre as fire crews investigate the fire alarm. Photo by Gavin Harrison

LAKELANDS Shopping Centre was evacuated today after the fire alarm was activated.

A Department of Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said a call was received about a fire alarm going off at 11.37am.

Fire crews attended and the shopping centre was evacuated.

“It appears the alarm was accidentally set off by a workman,” she said.

“The case was left with management.”

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