Fire crews called to Sainsbury's in Worthing

A Worthing supermarket was evacuated last night (Monday, April 25).

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service confirmed crews were alerted to 'reports of a fire' at Sainsbury's in Lyons Way at around 9.40pm.

"Joint Fire Control mobilised one fire engine from Worthing to the scene," a fire service spokesperson said.

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"Upon arrival firefighters carried out a thorough investigation of the premise and discovered that a boiler system had overheated.

"No further action was required and crews left the scene at 10.30pm."

Firefighters discovered that a boiler system had overheated. Photo: Eddie Mitchell
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service confirmed crews were alerted to a fire at Sainsbury's in Lyons Way at around 9.40pm.