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Tesco Store in Dalkeith evacuated after chemical alert

Tesco in Bonnyrigg Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The Tesco store in Bonnyrigg Road was evacuated

Emergency services were called to a Tesco store in Dalkeith after a suspected chemical incident.

Three fire engines and a chemical unit went to the Bonnyrigg Road store after being alerted by the ambulance service at about 21:00 on Friday.

The supermarket was evacuated and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus conducted a full investigation.

However, they found no trace of any hazardous substances.

No-one was injured.

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