Shopping centre venue for major training exercise

The Queensgate Credit: Queensgate Shopping centre

A major training exercise involving emergency services takes place in Peterborough tonight.

The city's Queensgate Shopping Centre will be the venue for Exercise Hotfoot which will test responses by emergency services to a major incident.

The exercise will involve a scenario involving a promotional car on fire inside the shopping centre.

Volunteers will be dressed as casualties and police, fire and ambulance will be involved.

The event gets underway at 6pm.