Stoke & Staffordshire

Fire at former Bucknall Queen of Hearts pub in Stoke

Firefighters have tackled a blaze at a disused pub in Stoke-on-Trent.

Staffordshire fire and rescue said the incident at the Queen of Hearts, on Lillydale Road in Bucknall, had been reported shortly after 08:00 GMT.

More than 30 firefighters attended the incident from stations in Hanley, Longton, Newcastle and Sandyford.

The service said the fire in the two-storey building had been brought under control, although crews remained at the scene damping down.

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