A blaze that destroyed a pub near Huntingdon was started accidentally, firefighters have said.
The Hartford Mill public house in Hartford Marina burnt down this morning. An initial investigation has found that the fire was started accidentally by equipment.
A fire has almost completely destroyed a pub near Huntingdon.
Crews were called to the Hartford Mill public house in Hartford Marina at around 4.25am.
Firefighters said only the function room has been saved from the blaze, but is severely smoke damaged.
Richard Dykes, Incident Commander said: "Due to the severity of the fire when we arrived, we were unable to save the public house itself, but were able to stop it from spreading to the function room.
"This was a large fire, which has destroyed the home of a family and a popular venue used by the local community. Thankfully everyone was able to get out of the property quickly and unharmed."
An investigation will take place today to determine the cause of the fire.
Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze at a pub in Wheathampstead in Hertfordshire.
Crews were called to a bedroom fire which spread to the roof.
Six fire engines are at the scene.
Firefighters are still at the scene of a blaze at a recycling centre in Norfolk.
Crews were called to MW White's site on Station Lane in Ketteringham yesterday. More than a hundred tons of recycled paper are alight.
A 19 year old man from Harlow arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal fire last October, in which 6 members of the same family died, has been bailed by police.
Sabah Usmani, and her five children, Hira, Sohaib, Rayyan, Muneeb, and 3 year old Maheen were all killed in the blaze.
The teenager was also questioned on suspicion of attempted murder, arson and burglary.
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Firefighters were called to three yachts on fire at Wells on the North Norfolk Coast this morning.The yachts and a boat were all involved in the blaze but no-one was hurt. Coastguard officers said they believed all the yachts were on the quayside being worked on rather than in the water.
Nearby yachts were evacuated as more than 30 firefighters brought the flames under control.
Firefighters in Essex were called out to a fishing boat on fire at a boatyard near Rochford. The 23 foot long boat was well alight by the time crews from Hawkwell and Rayleigh arrived at Paglesham Boatyard.
They used two hosereels from a nearby jetty and managed to put the flames out after half an hbour but the boat was destroyed
Investigations are continuing after a fire damaged four homes in Norwich. Six fire engines and a turntable ladder were called to the blaze in Magpie Road, which started in the roof of one house and spread to three neighbouring properties.
A woman was treated by paramedics at the scene after breathing in smoke.
An appeal from a doctor who lost his family in a house fire in Essex will be shown on the BBC's Crimewatch programme this evening.
Dr Abdul Shakoor's wife and five children died in the fire at Harlow in October last year. Their deaths are being treated as murder.
Tom Barton's report contains a reconstruction of the events that some viewers might find distressing.