This is why shoppers were evacuated from Sheffield ASDA store

People have been evacuated from an ASDA store in Sheffield this evening.

Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 9:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 9:13 pm
The ASDA in Chaucer Road. Picture: Google

Pictures and video emerged online of customers and staff being led out of the shop in Chaucer Road, Parson Cross. 

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Firefighters from Rivelin Fire Station were called to the scene at just after 8pm but they discovered there was no blaze.

A fire brigade spokesperson said a fault with the sprinkler system had triggered the alarm which meant people inside had to be evacuated from the building.

The ASDA in Chaucer Road. Picture: Google