Fire crews and police were called to Tesco Metro in Westbrook this morning (March 13).
The store was cordoned off by police while fire crews dealt with a fire inside the building. A 32-year old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of arson and currently remains in custody.
A police spokesman said: “Kent Police was called to a shop in Canterbury Road, Margate at 6.02am.
“On attendance, a fire was reported within the building and Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to assist. The road was closed for a short time while work to extinguish the fire was ongoing.”