Firefighters called to King’s Lynn supermarket after suspected gas leak

Sainsbury's Hardwick, King's Lynn.
Sainsbury's Hardwick, King's Lynn.

Firefighters were on the scene of a suspected gas leak at a supermarket in King’s Lynn yesterday evening (Monday, November 27).

Officials were called to Sainsbury’s supermarket on the Hardwick industrial estate at about 8pm to reports of a refrigeration gas leak.

Crews from Lynn, Swaffham and Downham attended the scene on Scania Way, where the leak was isolated by engineers and the scene was made safe.

A Sainsbury’s spokeswoman said: “Our Hardwick store was closed for a short time yesterday evening while we investigated a suspected gas leak.
“We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

“The store was given the all clear and reopened as normal this morning.”

A spokeswoman for the ambulance service said one person was taken to hospital.