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3 robots collided at a UK grocery giant’s warehouse, starting a fire that delayed thousands of orders

UK grocery giant Ocado delayed and canceled orders after a fire broke out at its London warehouse. Three robots had collided, causing the fire, it said. Thousands of robots zoom along a grid at Ocado's automated warehouses, collecting groceries. See more stories on Insider's business page. UK grocery giant Ocado was forced to delay or cancel thousands of orders this weekend after a fire broke at one of its London warehouses, the BBC first reported.The company said in a statement Monday that three of its robots collided.Thousands of robots zoom along a grid at its automated warehouses, collecting groceries and taking them to picking...