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Flames Engulf England’s Eastbourne Pier

Image: People look on as file engulfs the Eastbourne pier in Eastbourne, Britain
People look on as file engulfs the Eastbourne pier in Eastbourne, England, on July 30. EPA

People look on as a fire engulfs the pier in Eastbourne, England, on Wednesday. The fire broke out around 3 p.m. with more than 60 firefighters battling the flames Wednesday afternoon.

The pier, a popular seaside attraction, was built in the 1870s and is home to a number of cafes, bars and attractions. No casualties or injuries have been reported thus far.

Image: The remains of Eastbourne Pier after a fire broke out in the arcade building in Eastbourne, England.
The remains of Eastbourne Pier after a fire broke out in the arcade building on July 30 in Eastbourne, England. Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images