Customers in Chapelfield shopping centre evacuated after fire in car park
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Customers were evacuated from a city centre shopping mall Tuesday afternoon after reports a car was on fire in the car park.
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said they were called at 12.33pm to Intu Chapelfield shopping centre.
Four crews were tackling a car on fire in the centre's car park.
Photos showed customers being evacuated by staff members in high visibility jackets and a cordon around the doors to stop people entering.
A tweet from the shopping centre's account at 1.51pm said: 'A big thank you to all our customers and staff for their patience and help during the fire evacuation earlier both centre and car park are now open.'
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Paul McCarthy, general manager at intu Chapelfield later added: 'We can confirm the centre was evacuated earlier today, but we are now re-open. I'd like to say a big thank you to all our staff and customers for their patience and co-operation during this time.'
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