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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

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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

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