Preston shopping centre evacuated after alarm

A shopping centre in Preston was evacuated on Tuesday after an alarm went off.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 28th June 2016, 1:02 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:17 pm
St Georges Centre, Preston
St Georges Centre, Preston

Visitors at St George’s Shopping Centre had to leave the building after the alarm sounded, but bosses said it was caused by a fault, and there was no emergency.

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A spokesman said a break glass panel had sounded because of a fault, and the evacuation was “standard procedure”.

Shoppers were able to return to the centre as normal.