Eastbourne Pier on fire
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Eastbourne Pier 'looks like a skeleton'

Eastbourne Pier has been evacuated as fire crews deal with a large blaze.

Aerial footage shows the fire ripping through the historic building on the East Sussex coast.

The blaze is thought to have started behind some wood panelling in a games arcade shortly after 15:00 BST.

BBC Radio Kent's Phil Harrison reports from the scene.

  • 30 Jul 2014
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