A fire blazes at Blackpool's North Pier, leaving the Pavilion Theatre in ruins.
Aerial shots of a fire on Blackpool's North Pier. Commentator says the fire is thought to have started in the artists' dressing room at the Pavilion Theatre. A crowd of people watch from the sea front. Just the framework of the theatre remains as firemen put out the blaze with hoses. Lawrence Wright, owner of the theatre, surveys the scene of destruction with two other men. L/S of Blackpool Tower.