Published: 08:52, 13 March 2019
| Updated: 16:35, 13 March 2019
A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire at a Tesco store.
Police were called to Tesco Express in Canterbury Road, Margate, at about 6am today.
They arrived to find a fire inside the building, and called Kent Fire and Rescue Service which sent two fire engines to the scene.
A police spokesman said: "The road was closed for a short time while work to extinguish the fire was ongoing.
"A 32-year old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of arson, and remains in custody."
A Tesco spokesman said: “We are supporting the police and fire service with their investigations into an incident at our Margate Express store.”
Ambulance crews also attended the scene this morning.
A spokesman said: "A male patient was treated at the before being taken to QEQM Hospital."