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Service to mark anniversary of Summerland fire

The Kaye Memorial Garden includes the names of the 50 people who died in the fire (picture from Douglas Borough Council)

46th anniversary of disaster at leisure centre

A service will take place this evening to mark the anniversary of the Summerland disaster.

50 people were killed and a further 80 injured when a fire broke out at the leisure centre on 2 August 1973.

Douglas Borough Council will hold a ceremony at the Kaye Memorial Garden on Douglas promenade at 7pm.

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