The White Way egress to the beach - a raging furnace of flames.
Bystanders observe passively in the early evening.
In less than two hours, all the visible structures in the photos would be gone.
Above: The collapse of the Jack & Jill Slide.
Above: Firefighters try to block the flames at the entrance to the pier from consuming the entire structure
From the Palace Playland lot across Old Orchard Street.
Find Dark Rides
The Laff Track
The T Shirt Shop
The Laff Achievement Award