Fire at disused Gateshead pub

A fire broke out in the early hours of July 30 at a pub in Dunston, Gateshead. Forty firefighters were called to the former Cross Keys pub at Ravensworth Road.

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Dunston pub fire was started deliberately

The former Metz pub in Dunston, Gateshead. Credit: ITV News

Police say a fire which tore through a former pub in Gateshead early on Wednesday morning is now being treated as arson. The fire is thought to have started in the roof space of Metz pub in Dunston, formerly known as the Cross Keys.

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