Central Pier fire: the extent of the damage in pictures

Drone photos taken by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service showed the extent of the damage to Central Pier after a destructive fire earlier this morning (Friday July 17.)

By Rebecca Beardmore
Friday, 17th July 2020, 12:05 pm

10 fire crews were called to a fire at Central Pier just after 3am this morning.

The Promenade has since been reopened to traffic.

A workshop and two rides were severely damaged in the fire, and the floor of the pier was also damaged.

An investigation is set to be carried out by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service to determine the cause.

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