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Fire fighters battle blaze in Seaham pub

Bar Avenue in Seaham Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A fire broke out at a County Durham pub in the early hours of the morning.

Four crews were called to tackle the blaze at the Avenue at just after 1.25am.

A spokesman for County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service said: “The damage was quite extensive but we managed to stop the fire from spreading further.

"Investigations are continuing."

Extensive damage to the roof of the bar Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Extensive damage to the roof of the bar Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Bar Avenue in Seaham Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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