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Alton Towers Almanac: Gallery: Sky Ride Fire
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October 28th 2007

A fire broke out in the main drive station of the Sky Ride, located in the Forbidden Valley. It took firefighters over eight hours to put the blaze out.
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28th October 2007As the fire started.
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28th October 2007Roughly half an hour later, the flames and smoke can clearly be seen from all the way across the valley.
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10th November 2007Nearly two weeks since the fire, and the damage to the Sky Ride station is extensive.
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10th November 2007Almost the entire roof of the Main Drive station has been destroyed.
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9th February 2008Looking towards the station from the Towers Street approach.
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9th February 2008Bits and pieces from the new roof are lying around the building.
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9th February 2008Scaffolding stills surrounds the station.
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9th February 2008Approaching the building from the other side.
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9th February 2008The park are hoping to have the ride up and running for the start of the 2008 season.
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9th February 2008Above the exit for gondolas coming from Towers Street, you can see the new roof section.
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9th February 2008Looking at the other side of the station.
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9th February 2008Charred bits of wood lie on the ground next to the Sky Ride.
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9th February 2008Looking towards the entrance for people heading to Cred Street/Ug Land. In the background you can see part of the roof that was unaffected by the fire.
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9th February 2008A clear look at the brand new roof.
   
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