Moles nightclub fire in Bath

An investigation is underway in Bath after a fire at Moles nightclub on George Street.

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Nightclub will be closed tonight and possibly longer

Moles co-owner Philip Andrews has tweeted the fire is not as bad as it could have been, but the nightclub will be closed tonight and possibly longer.

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George Street in Bath reopens after nightclub fire

Fire crews were called to Moles nightclub in George Street just before 9am. Credit: Jonathan Lee

George Street in Bath has now re-opened following the earlier fire at Moles nightclub.

Fire crews were called to the club just before 9am this morning where smoke was billowing out from the doors.

Avon Fire and Rescue Service have told ITV West Country there is severe damage to the ground floor. No-one was inside at the time.

An investigation is taking place to find out the cause of the fire and what damage has been caused.

George Street, Bath closed after fire at Moles nightclub

An investigation is underway in Bath after a fire at Moles Club on George Street.

Fire crews were called to the club just before 9am this morning where smoke was billowing out from the doors.

There were concerns band members were inside, as part of the building is used as a recording studio.

14 firefighters searched the building, but found no-one inside.

It has since been confirmed the band were not there. Avon Fire and Rescue Service have told ITV West Country there is severe damage to the ground floor.

George Street is still closed off due to the large number of fire engines on site. It is expected to re-open soon.

An investigation is taking place to find out the cause of the fire and what damage has been caused.

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