VIDEO: firefighters tackling blaze on seaside pier

FREELANCE photographer Eddie Mitchell captured this footage of firefighters battling a blaze on Worthing Pier last night (June 13).

Six fire engines were called to a fire at Worthing Pier just after 8.30pm yesterday.

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WORTHING PIER FIRE SUS-150613-230643001

The West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said it was alerted by Southern Monitoring – Worthing Pier’s AFA monitoring company - as well as a member of public who reported seeing issuing from the western side.

Firefighters found a fire in an external cavity wall and extinguished the fire using two jets and the pier’s main ring.

The fire was out by 10.20pm.

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