Huge fire destroys pub

PUBLISHED: 21:34 29 February 2008 | UPDATED: 22:02 26 October 2009

A HUGE fire ripped apart a large derelict pub earlier this evening. The Chieftain pub, which is on Cole Green Lane, in WGC, was left almost destroyed by 8pm. Surrounding homes in Upperfield Road and Cole Green Lane were evacuated while firemen battled

A HUGE fire ripped apart a large derelict pub earlier this evening.

The Chieftain pub, which is on Cole Green Lane, in WGC, was left almost destroyed by 8pm.

Surrounding homes in Upperfield Road and Cole Green Lane were evacuated while firemen battled with the high winds to contain the fire, which was reaching about 60 foot.

The wind has hampered the fight to put the flames and residents were told to shut all windows.

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