Kent

Warning issued over Margate pub fire smoke

Margate pub fire Image copyright Ian Pulman
Image caption The blaze in the roof was reported to the fire service at about 08:40 BST

Residents were warned to keep doors and windows closed after a fire at a disused pub.

The fire at the Holly Tree pub in Holly Tree Lane, Margate, was reported at about 08:40 BST.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service crews attended the blaze, which started in the roof of the pub.

There were no reports of any injuries. The cause of the fire is not yet known, a fire service spokesman said.

Image copyright Josh Woodcock
Image caption Six fire crews tackled the blaze in Holly Tree Lane
Image copyright Josh Woodcock
Image caption The fire was brought under control at about 11:00 the fire service said

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