Fire at South Parade Pier

Firefighters at South Parade Pier on April 13. Picture: Julie Potten
Firefighters at South Parade Pier on April 13. Picture: Julie Potten
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WORKERS raised the alarm after South Parade Pier’s roof caught alight.

Firefighters from Southsea were called out at around 2.30pm after the felt on the roof set a light.

Firefighters at South Parade Pier on April 13. Picture: Julie Potten

Firefighters at South Parade Pier on April 13. Picture: Julie Potten

Workers were doing ‘hot work’ at the pier in Southsea, Portsmouth, but managed to put it out before crews from Southsea fire station arrived. The crews stayed to make sure it was out.

A crew from Cosham were sent but were stood down before they arrived.

South Parade Pier, Southea  Picture: Paul Jacobs

South Parade Pier, Southea Picture: Paul Jacobs