Cambridgeshire

Fire rips through roof of Lovell Lodge hotel in Cambridge

Fire at Lovell Lodge, Cambridge
Image caption Fire crews were called to Lovell Lodge on Milton Road at 07:30 BST

A fire has ripped through the roof of a hotel in Cambridge.

Six crews from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue were called to Lovell Lodge on Milton Road at 07:30 BST and the road has been closed in both directions.

The hotel was evacuated immediately with between 30 and 40 people being led to safety.

The fire service said no-one needed hospital treatment. An investigation into the cause of the blaze is set to get under way.

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