Firefighters investigate smoke at Uppingham Sports & Books

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2pm: A bookshop has reopened after reports of smoke on the premises.

Two fire engines were called to Uppingham Sports & Books in High Street East, Uppingham, at about 9.30am today (Wednesday).

Staff reported a smell of smoke in the children’s book department and the shop was closed to customers while a maintenance team checked the wiring and heating.

The shop reopened at about 11am.