Southwold Pier evacuated after fire

Around 100 people were evacuated from Southwold Pier after a fire in a cafe on Wednesday evening.

The seaside attraction was cleared at around 8pm after a blaze in the frying area of an eatery.

Crews from Lowestoft and Southwold were scrambled to the scene. They dealt with the fire by 8.30pm and the pier was reopened to the public.

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