Amble pier cordoned off after fire

Firefighters this morning cordoned off an area of the pier at Warkworth Harbour in Amble after it was damaged by a fire.

Sunday, 1st January 2017, 4:25 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:01 pm
Fire at the pier in Amble on New Year's Day. Picture by Jane Coltman.

A call to alert the fire and rescue service was made at 7.53am.

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The fire burnt through the wood and it has left a hole, through which the sea is visible underneath.

Police officers also attended. The fire is not believed to have been malicious.

To see a video showing the damage caused and firefighters extinguishing it and cordoning off the area, click here.