an explosion was heard in a supermarket with the smell of chemical smoke – .

an explosion was heard in a supermarket with the smell of chemical smoke – .

A loud explosion was reported at a Tesco store in Cambridge, with staff and buyers being evacuated.
Emergency services are on their way to the supermarket following reports of chemical smoke in the premises.

Witnesses reported hearing the noise, with one saying they believed the air conditioning had exploded, releasing “poison gas” inside the store.

The buyers were evacuated shortly before 11 a.m.

It is believed that no one was under the alley where it exploded.

The affected branch is the Newmarket Road hypermarket in Cambridge.

Tesco staff have cordoned off the parking lot and are not letting people in.

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Staff keep shoppers away from the store

Staff have gathered outside the car park, according to Cambridgeshire Live.

There are no reports of injuries and the Eastern England Ambulance Service has confirmed they were not called to the scene.

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The hypermarket is in Newmarket Road, Cambridge

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