Shropshire

Disused Hare and Hounds pub in Cruckton damaged in fire

A fire has caused extensive damage to a derelict pub in Shropshire.

It started at about 0430 BST at The Hare and Hounds in Cruckton near Shrewsbury.

The fire spread through the ground floor, first floor and roof area of the pub and was put out just before 0700 BST.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said the two-storey building had been badly damaged. Investigators are at the scene trying to establish how it started.

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