Facts and figures from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service reveal the scale of the firefighting operation at Eastbourne Pier - a week on from the incident.
The initial call came in at 15:13 on 30 July 2014 and we mobilised both the Eastbourne appliances who were on scene at 15:15.
Other appliances attended at the incident and as relief crews were:
Lewes – Incident Command Unit
Uckfield Water Carrier and Dual Purpose Truck
Hastings' aerial ladder platform
Hove - High Volume Pump and Prime Mover
Preston Circus (Brighton)
There were 15 Officers including the Chief Fire Officer and Deputy Chief Fire Officer, who worked on the incident.
15:13 - Initial call received
15:15 - First appliances arrive on scene
15:36 - Make Pumps 4 (i.e. increasing number of appliances at the scene to 4)
15:45 - Make Pumps 6 (i.e. increasing number of appliances at the scene to 6)
15:46 - Require attendance of Lifeboat with pumping equipment for underside of pier
15:50 - Make Pumps 8 (i.e. increasing number of appliances at the scene to 8)
15:54 - Require attendance of water carrier
16:14 - Make ALP one (i.e. sent an aerial ladder platform)
16:18 - Make Pumps 12 (i.e. increasing number of appliances at the scene to 12)
16:42 - Require attendance of High Volume Pump
16:56 - Require attendance of UK Power Networks and Transco
17:29 - Require attendance of a further level 2 officer
17:47 - Make Pumps 16 - minimum of 2 pumps with Light Portable Pump on board
18:05 - Require attendance of Water Board
Crews were dampening down overnight.
Stop (a message confirming the incident was over) came in at 11:44am on Thursday 31st July then the Fire Investigation started.