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Summerland disaster marked

Event to commemorate disaster's anniversary

Today marks the 42nd anniversary of the Summerland disaster.

Fifty people were killed when a huge fire broke out at the the popular Douglas tourist attraction on August 2nd, 1973.

A witness to the tragedy, Tina Brennen, has organised a minute's silence tonight at the site from 7.30pm, to remember the lives that were lost.

She says it's really important for the Island to commemorate the disaster:

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