Firefighters called to tackle fire on Bognor Regis Pier.

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Firefighters were called to Bognor Regis Pier yesterday (August 9) after a fire broke out.

Two fire crews attended the blaze which started in a single storey store room at 3.35pm.

Firefighters spent some 50 minutes at the scene and used two breathing apparatuses, and a ladder to tackle the flames.

The 10x20m structure was damaged by heat and smoke.

The police were also in attendance, and the fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

For full report see the Bognor Regis Observer tomorrow (August 11).