Saturday, 16 December 2017

Christmas fire forces pub to shut

A PUB in Caversham was forced to close after a fire on Christmas Eve which caused extensive smoke damage.

Three fire crews were called to the Griffin in Church Road at 5.30am.

The blaze destroyed most of the main bar, causing the ceiling to fall in.

Firefighters are investigating the cause of the fire, which is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault.

Landlady Anne Marie McCarthy wouldn’t comment.

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