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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Video shows Newhaven RNLI helping firefighters

New footage has been revealed by Newhaven RNLI shows how the second RNLI crew assisted the team of firefighters and original RNLI at the scene of the Eastbourne fire.

The blaze tore through the Sussex landmark on wednesday and left a burnt out shell.

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