Small fire at Smart Supermarket; no-one injured


A small fire at Smart Supermarket in Naxxar Road in Ħal Balzan had ambulances and Police rushing to the area at around 6am this morning. received and confirmed reports of Civil Protection vehicles in the Birkirkara bypass with a Police spokesperson. The source said that Police were informed that the fire started in a small office. Meanwhile, there were no injuries and the fire was quickly extinguished.

Unconfirmed reports also said that it was not a serious fire, merely a small room used as a warehouse in the car park.

Upon visiting the site, can confirm that it is business as usual at the supermarket at this point, although people in breathing masks were sweeping up the debris that was left. There are also no external signs of the fire itself, but there was a hint of smoke in the air.