Fire leaves 12 stranded at top of Blackpool Tower

Fire leaves 12 stranded at top of Blackpool Tower
 

Twelve people have been told to remain at the top of Blackpool Tower for their own safety after a fire broke out on the roof of its famous ballroom.
The fire service said the blaze was believed to be in the fourth floor of one of the buildings beneath the tower.
Blackpool Council said the tower was evacuated as a precaution at about 13:00 GMT.
The fire service said 12 people were being held in a "safe area" at the top of the tower as a precaution.
Kate Shane, general manager at the tower, confirmed the fire broke out on the roof of its ballroom, which is the annual venue for an... read more

 
7 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 34
Source: BBC
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