Eastbourne pier -Another fire disaster


posted on 9th of august, 2014

Back in October 2010 I posted here about the tragic fire that destroyed much of the historic Victorian pier here in Hastings.

History has recently repeated itself with fire destroying a portion of the pier at Eastbourne -some 17 miles along the East Sussex coastline.

Breaking out around 3.00pm on Wednesday July 30, the fire was initially reported as being a small in nature but soon developed into a major incident with fire crews from around East Sussex attending aided by the RNLI lifeboats from Eastbourne. The band of smoke stretched along the coast to Hastings and beyond.

Thankfully, nobody was hurt in the incident and after some hours the fire was brought under control -leaving the rest of the pier intact. I took these images the next day which clearly...

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Comments (1)

Posted by Nikdesigns on August 12, 2014
Terrible to lose beautiful, vintage buildings. Luckily, the people there consider it worthwhile to rebuild. ;o)



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