FIREFIGHTERS raced to a supermarket after its cash machine apparently burst into flames.

Police also rushed to the Didcot Asda at about 7pm on Tuesday after the freestanding ATM caught fire.

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There had been reports on social media about a gas leak at the store, but it is now understood that crews evacuated the building to extinguish the flames.

Thames Valley Police said the fire was not being treated as arson, and that it was likely to be an ‘electrical fault’.