VIDEO: Dramatic scenes as firefighters fight Worthing Pier blaze

FREELANCE photographer Eddie Mitchell captured this footage of firefighters battling a blaze on Worthing Pier last night (June 13).

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Six fire engines were called to a fire at Worthing Pier yesterday evening.

Crews were supported by coastguard teams and RNLI volunteers from Shoreham.

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The fire has since been extinguished.

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Mr Mitchell has since praised the efforts of emergency services for ‘saving the pier’.

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