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Iceland in Preston city centre closed due to burst water pipe

Posted on - 16th August, 2019 - 1:23pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News
The water is flowing down by a window in Iceland Pic: George Simmonds/Blog Preston
The water is flowing down by a window in Iceland Pic: George Simmonds/Blog Preston

A supermarket in Preston city centre has been forced to close.

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Iceland in Lowthian House off Ring Way has been affected by a burst water pipe.

Footage sent to Blog Preston shows shoppers being evacuated by staff as water floods down by a window.

The water pipe burst around 11.15am on Friday August 16.

A spokesman for Iceland said: “The store closed at about 11.15am today after a pipe burst in the ceiling and flooded the premises. Contractors are on their way to undertake a repair and should be on site shortly.”

No timescale has been given yet for reopening.

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