This from Kent Fire and Rescue service Twitter feed:
"KFRS has been called to the John Lewis store at Bluewater to investigate reports of a suspected small chemical leak from a fridge.
"Three pumps have been sent. Kent Police officers have assisted KFRS in the evacuation of the store. Ambulance are also in attendance."
More top news
It was a shocking example of the consequences of a driver using a mobile phone - captured in graphic detail by a camera in the lorry's cab.
May Brown needed a stem cell donation from her sister Martha who had been denied entry to the UK from Nigeria by the Home Office.
Wednesday night's weather for the east of the region