Update: Fire destroys historic pub

A FIRE has gutted an historic pub in Times Territory. The Wellington, a 14th century listed building in High Street, Welwyn, caught fire in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday). Firefighters were called to the scene at 4.14am, after reports of a blaz

A FIRE has gutted an historic pub in Times Territory.

The Wellington, a 14th century listed building in High Street, Welwyn, caught fire in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).

Firefighters were called to the scene at 4.14am, after reports of a blaze on the first floor of the three storey building.

The fire has spread to the remaining two floors, causing the roof to collapse.


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People sleeping on the top floors have all escaped safely.

The High Street has been closed as fire crews bring the fire under control.

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More to follow.

* Have you seen the fire? Contact the newsdesk on 01707 384 180 or send your photos to whtimes@archant.co.uk

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