County news: Major fire at pub

Firefighters on the scene of a blaze at the Brewers Arms pub, Vines Cross SUS-160301-104341001
Firefighters on the scene of a blaze at the Brewers Arms pub, Vines Cross SUS-160301-104341001

A large fire broke out at a village pub this lunchtime (Saturday, January 2).

The blaze is believed to have started in the kitchen at the Brewers Arms in Vines Cross, Heathfield, shortly before 1pm.

Firefighters on the scene of a blaze at the Brewers Arms pub, Vines Cross SUS-160301-104330001

Firefighters on the scene of a blaze at the Brewers Arms pub, Vines Cross SUS-160301-104330001

The fire has spread into the roof space.

Firefighters from Heathfield, Herstmonceux, Uckfield, Mayfield, Hailsham, Barcombe, Lewes and Hastings are all currently on the scene at Nettelsworth Lane.

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Firefighters on the scene of a blaze at the Brewers Arms pub, Vines Cross SUS-160301-104352001

Firefighters on the scene of a blaze at the Brewers Arms pub, Vines Cross SUS-160301-104352001

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