Investigation continues into Mill House pub blaze
An inquiry is continuing today after a fire tore through a popular pub.
A total of 26 firefighters, drafted in from stations in Washington, Farringdon, Birtley, Byker and Gosforth, with five pumping appliances and an aerial ladder platform part of the response.
Roads were closed off in the area and bus services were diverted while the blaze was brought under control.
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Today, the fire service said inquiries were continuing into the cause of the incident.