'Every man and his dog' investigate reports of bar on fire on Blackpool's North Pier

Blackpool's North Pier
Blackpool's North Pier
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Firefighters attended Blackpool's North Pier in the early hours of this morning after reports of flames coming from a bar.

Crews were called to the the pier at 1am where "every man and his dog" was there to look at what was believed to be a fire coming from the Carousel Bar, a Blackpool fire station spokesman said.

The call out turned out to be a false alarm.

A fire station spokesman said that what looked like flames was external orange lighting with heavy mist.