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Blossoms fans evacuated from Stockport Plaza just before band’s homecoming gig, The Manc

Blossoms fans evacuated from Stockport Plaza just before band’s homecoming gig

The audience for Blossoms’ homecoming gig had to be evacuated moments before the band took to the stage.

A fire alarm was sounded inside Stockport Plaza, forcing crowds to immediately leave the building.

Blossoms have since apologised for the disruption, assuring fans that it was a ‘false alarm’.

The indie rockers are performing at the legendary venue to celebrate the launch of their new album, Ribbon Around The Bomb.

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The Manchester Evening News has reported that a member of staff inside Stockport Plaza asked people to leave ‘due to circumstances beyond our control’ adding: “Unfortunately I’m not joking.”

Blossoms posted on Twitter: “Sorry about the fire alarm that went off at @StockportPlaza1. All sorted now. False alarm. The venue’s letting everyone back in now so we’ll see you on stage very shortly x”

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One person said: “The most British fire evacuation ever as everyone piles from Stockport Plaza and straight into the pub opposite.”

Someone else Tweeted: “Couldnt make it up! Cant wait to see you!”

The hotly-anticipated homecoming gig for the Stockport five-piece comes just days after their intimate concert at Band on The Wall.

Featured image: Publicity picture / Flickr

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