Funky Monkey Is On Fire: Black Plume Of Smoke Towers Over Manoel Island As Iconic Gżira Music Hangout Is Engulfed In Flames

Members of the Civil Protection were on the scene as the recently closed venue burned

Lovin Malta Funky Monkey Gzira Manoel Island

Funky Monkey, the popular Gżira music venue that recently closed its doors ahead of works on Manoel Island, has caught fire.

Details on how the fire was caused are currently scarce, but photos sent in to Lovin Malta show a pillar of black smoke coming out of the beloved boċċi club-turned music venue as members of the Civil Protection attempt to control the blaze.

This is a developing story

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David Grech Urpani

Sarcastically ironic, Dave is a recovering hipster musician with a penchant for chicken, women's clothes and Kanye.