Major Fire At New Hacketts Hotel Closes Queen’s Promenade

Blackpool Police have advised this afternoon (Monday 24th April) that due to a fire they have closed Queens Promenade  in Blackpool from the junction with King Edward Street and Holmefield Road and the Gynn Roundabout. Police say that there is a heavy amount of smoke from this incident, please avoid this area where possible.

A spokesperson for the fire service said: ‘We are currently responding to a building fire on Queen’s Promenade and have 12 fire engines, two aerial ladder platforms, one stinger appliance and the drone team at this incident.’

A prominent building on the corner of Queens Promenade and King Edward Avenue, New Hacketts Hotel closed in 2018.

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