Investigation under way into blaze at disused pub

Fire at The Parkhouse pub Danesmoor.
Fire at The Parkhouse pub Danesmoor.
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A pub was badly damaged in an early morning blaze which engulfed the ground floor.

The Parkhouse, Pilsley Road, Danesmoor, Chesterfield, which has been empty about a year, was found alight yesterday, at about 2.45am.

At the height of the blaze there were about 50 firefighters, with crews using an aerial ladder platform to drench the flames from above. The building has been declared structurally unsound.