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Helsinki: Kamppi water damage disrupts bus services

Firemen inspect the premises at BBQ House restaurant in Kamppi. Image: Jussi Nukari / LehtikuvaWater damage following a fire that took place at Helsinki’s Kamppi shopping centre has damaged business places and disrupted public transportation.

Emergency officials speculated that water from the centre’s sprinkler system spread over an area of about 500 square metres.

The sprinkler system broke down following a grease fire in a restaurant.

Some bus connections from Kamppi were suspended as a result of the water damage, however metro services resumed after a brief delay.

Helsinki regional transportation has advised that bus services to Espoo have been diverted to Ruoholahti, while local bus lines 14 and 18 have been diverted to Runeberginkatu.

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