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Eastbourne Pier fire now treated as suspicious, police say

The fire which damaged parts of 144-year-old Eastbourne Pier on Wednesday is now being treated as suspicious, Sussex Police said.

The huge fire destroyed part of the 144-year-old Grade II-listed structure and sent plumes of black smoke into the sky on Wednesday afternoon.

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Video footage captures Eastbourne Pier in flames

Dramatic aerial footage has captured the major fire roaring on Eastbourne Pier as thick smoke spreads across the East Sussex coastline.

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