Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: fire

Crisis averted: Coral Island gets off lightly in fire

Coral Island Blackpool Fire
Fears that a fire at Coral Island amusements on Blackpool’s Central Promenade last week would cause irreparable damage have been allayed.

Hero passer-bys douse flames on Skegness Pier

Coinslot -Skegness Pier flames
Two impromptu heroes leapt into action after they spotted flames emanating from a neon sign at an arcade on Skegness pier.   According to a local paper, Carl Wood and his friend Ben Cairns were driving into Skegness when they saw fire, wherein the pair promptly stopped and rushed into the arcade. “We saw the smoke and flames. The neon light was...

Staff of Caesars Arcade hailed for extinguishing fire

Coinslot - Great Yarmouth Caesars staff extinguishing fire
The staff of Caesars Arcade, Hemsby, have been praised by the region’s fire service after extinguishing an electrical fire that broke out just before 2pm on 28 May while the attraction was busy with Bank Holiday customers.   Simon Mason, manager of Great Yarmouth fire station, who attended the emergency, said he was confident the quick-thinking “saved multi-million pounds worth of...