Shoppers at Asda in Canford Heath evacuated after 'dust' sets off fire alarm

Bournemouth Echo: Shoppers at Asda in Canford Heath evacuated after 'dust' sets off fire alarm Shoppers at Asda in Canford Heath evacuated after 'dust' sets off fire alarm

SHOPPERS at Asda in Canford Heath were evacuated from the store this afternoon.

At around 3.45pm the supermarket, located on Culliford Crescent, was evacuated after the fire alarm sounded.

“A smoke detector went off on the mezzanine floor,” said store manager Wayne Bailey.

“We think it was caused by dust.”

Mr Bailey said shoppers were allowed to re-enter the building after around five minutes.

A representative from Dorset Fire and Service said no fire crews attended the incident.

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8:54pm Wed 12 Mar 14

Western Sunset says...

Come on, is this really an item that merits inclusion in the "Echo"?
Come on, is this really an item that merits inclusion in the "Echo"? Western Sunset
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10:58pm Wed 12 Mar 14

aquasplash3 says...

Western Sunset wrote:
Come on, is this really an item that merits inclusion in the "Echo"?
Yes
[quote][p][bold]Western Sunset[/bold] wrote: Come on, is this really an item that merits inclusion in the "Echo"?[/p][/quote]Yes aquasplash3
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8:43am Thu 13 Mar 14

poolesean says...

Dust!!??.....i was coming out the store after shopping and smelt burning strong from outside main door and so did many others! When i first went in the staff member was handing out a couple of exclusion orders to kids from nearby magna school whom refused to sign them!!! When people was evac uated eventually a few groups of kids clearly said " dont bother running the gavers cant prove who it was or anyting"... But asda maybe dust smells of burning paper & its a coincidence !!!
Dust!!??.....i was coming out the store after shopping and smelt burning strong from outside main door and so did many others! When i first went in the staff member was handing out a couple of exclusion orders to kids from nearby magna school whom refused to sign them!!! When people was evac uated eventually a few groups of kids clearly said " dont bother running the gavers cant prove who it was or anyting"... But asda maybe dust smells of burning paper & its a coincidence !!! poolesean
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