Palmerston North firefighters were called to Cash Converters overnight for a water leak.
Firefighters were called to the Main St store just before midnight when water started seeping into the shop from the unit above.
The leak activated the store's fire alarm, which called the fire crew to attention.
Firefighters turned off the water and helped the store owner salvage gear, station officer Mike Baillie said.
It was unknown what caused the leak.
- Manawatu Standard
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