Media playback is unsupported on your device

Norwich Central Library blaze remembered 20 years on

1 August 2014 Last updated at 17:53 BST

On 1 August 1994 a fire at Norwich Central Library destroyed thousands of historical documents and more than 100,000 books.

One hundred and fifty firefighters tackled the blaze at its height, with smoke being seen 20 miles away.

Twenty years on, the Millennium Library in the city's Forum building is the most visited in the UK.

BBC Look East's Mike Liggins speaks to workers at the former library about what they saw on that tragic day.

Most watched

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.