Bournemouth Fire Crews Called To Former Belverdere Hotel

3 June 2016, 16:18

Around 60 firefighters are now tackling a fire in Bournemouth at the former Belverdere Hotel which is causing some delays in the area.

Smoke can be seen across Bournemouth this afternoon. Dorset Firefighters were called out this afternoon after a fire is thought to have started in the roof.

Pic from Mitch Mitch Sargent on Twitter 

Bournemouth fire Mitch picture

Bath Road and the flyover at Pier approach is going to remain closed for the next few hours while emergency services are at the scene

it's not yet known how it started.

Bournemouth Council say they are working with the Rough Sleeper Team providing assistance and emergency accommodation to those affected.