Kettering shopping centre evacuated because of fire

The Newlands Centre in Kettering
The Newlands Centre in Kettering
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A shopping centre in Kettering was briefly evacuated after a small fire.

Firefighters were called to the Newlands Centre shortly before 10am this morning (Tuesday, July 22).

A fire had broken out in a light fitting in the Body Shop – but Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service said it had been put out by the time they arrived.