Firefighters tackle massive Great Yarmouth blaze

Almost 30 fire crews have been battling a blaze at a bowling alley in the heart of Great Yarmouth.

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Traders pledge to be back in business within a year after devastating fire destroys Yarmouth indoor market

Regent Road, Great Yarmouth Credit: ITV Anglia.

Traders, many of them uninsured, have promised to rebuild Great Yarmouth's indoor market and superbowl within a year. A fire in the early hours of Friday morning ripped through the buildings, despite the efforts of more than 150 firefighters. A fundraising appeal has already raised more than £2000.

"When I look at the building I feel sick inside and I think its the same for all of them. As you'll see they're all down here collecting a few quid helping out the families. But more importantly they're down here because we're like a family. This is where they come every day. Some of these guys have been here for 30 years, this is their life. They don't know any different"

– Phil Thompson, Owner

See Kate Prout's report here

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