Kroger in Chesterfield evacuated after fire sets off sprinkler system

Chesterfield County

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield Fire officials tell 8News a Midlothian-area Kroger was evacuated Wednesday evening after a bathroom fire activated the store’s water sprinkler system.

Fortunately, no one was hurt.

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Fire crews were called to the 3000 block of Polo Parkway, inside The Shoppes at Bellgrade, for a public service call just before 7 p.m. Chesterfield Fire officials tell 8News that while details remain limited, the grocery store did suffer an unspecified amount of water damage.

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An employee told 8News at the scene that the fire was discovered inside the family bathroom.

This is a developing story. Stay with 8News for updates.



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