Tesco wards off in-store bakery fire
10 August, 2007
A Tesco superstore in Harlow, Essex, had to be evacuated last weekend after a fire broke out in an in-store bakery.
Fire crews were called to the Tesco Superstore in Edinburgh Way, Harlow, after fire started in a large industrial oven in the bakery, located at the back of the store.The fire was caused by an electrical fault, according to the local fire brigade.A Tesco spokesman said: "We can confirm there was a small incident in the bakery at the Harlow store at around 3am on Saturday. The store was evacuated as a precautionary measure, but fortunately, given the hour that this occurred, there were very few customers in the store."