Photo Gallery: Margate Fire

Margate seafront at 8.30am on Friday 4 April. Mr Gs has already collapsed. Flames start to lick across Funland, the neighbouring arcade, driven by a Westerly wind. The Save Dreamland Campaign's Sarah Vickery captured the sad moment on camera. Click on the thumbnails for the full photograph.

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While one crew concentrate on preventing the fire spreading to the Kingfisher Restaurant, another is fighting to control the blaze in Funland.

 
Funland is engulfed and the fire crews concentrate on containing the blaze.

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Plumes of smoke across Margate seafront at 11.10am.

20 engines and 120 fire fighters attended the incident. By midday the buildings are still smoking but the fire has been contained. Firemen stayed on the scene through the night damping down hotspots.

 

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