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Firefighters tackle blaze on Blackpool's Central Pier

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have 10 engines in operation.

Firefighters are currently in attendance at a fire at Central Pier, Promenade in Blackpool. We have 10 fire engines in...

Posted by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (Official) on Thursday, July 16, 2020

A spokesperson for LFRS said:

"Firefighters from Blackpool were called to reports of a fire at Central Pier, Promenade, Blackpool in the early hours. On arrival firefighters requested further assistance, with an additional 8 fire engines being called to attend along with the Command Support Unit and Aerial Support Unit.

Firefighters found a building on the pier well alight on arrival which they brought under control using hose reel jets.

Firefighters are currently still in attendance."

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