Emergency services called to fire at derelict Northamptonshire pub

The nearby A43 was closed in both directions due to the blaze

Saturday, 20th February 2021, 10:49 am
Updated Saturday, 20th February 2021, 10:54 am

Emergency services were called to a fire at the derelict Old Red House pub in Hannington, just off of the A43, last night (Friday, February 19) at around 11pm.

Northants Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene along with Northamptonshire Police, who shut the A43 at Hannington in both directions while dealing with the incident.

Northants Fire tweeted at 11.30pm last night saying firefighters used four pumps and one aerial appliance to tackle the blaze.

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Old Red House in Hannington and next to the A43
Old Red House in Hannington and next to the A43

Northamptonshire Police has been contacted for comment, but it is believed the fire is under investigation by officers.

The A43 has now reopened and fire services tweeted saying it was on the scene this morning (Saturday) for a further inspection.