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Two Homebase Stores Forced to Close Temporarily

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In the last week, two Homebase stores have had to temporarily close their doors to customers; one due to fire and one due to flooding.

The entrance of Homebase's Aylesford Park store filled with smoke on the 22nd July after a fire started in a cupboard, thought to be behind the customer service desk. Two fire engines attended the scene and the fire was out within an hour.      

A Homebase spokeswoman said: "A fire broke out in one of our cupboards today.

"The store was evacuated but as the fire was in a cupboard it was easily contained."

Ten years ago, the same store was destroyed in an arson attack which caused £8m of damage. 

Bath's Homebase store had to close for a few hours on Wednesday 24th July after heavy rainstorms overnight caused some flooding in the store.

A spokeswoman for Homebase told local press that there was no damage, stating:

“The flooding was incredibly minor, but for safety reasons we needed to close. The store is now completely dry and safe to walk around."

Source : Insight DIY Team 

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29 July 2019

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