Fire at Market Harborough pub

The scene on Saturday morning. Photo by Andrew Carpenter
The scene on Saturday morning. Photo by Andrew Carpenter

A fire has badly damaged a pub in Market Harborough.

The alarm was raised at The Roebuck pub, in Trimbush Way off the A4304 Rockingham Road, shortly before 11pm on Friday night.

The fire started in the pub's rood space. Photo by Andrew Carpenter

The fire started in the pub's rood space. Photo by Andrew Carpenter

The fire had broken out in the roof of the pub and several fire engines were called to the scene. They worked through the early hours of Saturday to contain and extinguish the fire.

As of 8am on Saturday one fire engine remained at the scene to damp down any remaining hot patches.

Damage to the pub. Photo by Andrew Carpenter

Damage to the pub. Photo by Andrew Carpenter

Emergency services fighting the fire. Photo from Leicester Media Online.

Emergency services fighting the fire. Photo from Leicester Media Online.

Firefighters dealing with the fire. Photo from Leicester Media Online

Firefighters dealing with the fire. Photo from Leicester Media Online