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Fire crews investigate causes of blaze that gutted part of Eastbourne Pier

Up to 20 firefighters were continuing to damp down and reach remaining hotspots on fire-ravaged Eastbourne Pier. Fire chiefs expect to further scale down their efforts on the 144-year-old, Grade II-listed Victorian structure in the next few hours.

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Incredible footage shows extent of pier damage

This dramatic footage highlights the damage caused to Eastbourne pier yesterday as flames ravaged through the iconic structure.

More than 60 firefighters battled the fire as a small fire in the wall panelling of the arcade engulfed the historic seaside landmark.

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