Firefighters called to blaze at Sheffield pub

Firefighters were called to a pub in Sheffield after a blaze broke out.

Saturday, 11th January 2020, 9:52 am

Three fire engines attended the incident at the Red Lion pub on Penistone Road in Grenoside last night, Friday, January 10.

A spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said it was called at 7.48pm to a cooker fire at the pub, and firefighters used breathing apparatus and one hose reel.

She added that the fire, which is not thought to have been started deliberately, was extinguished at 8.08pm.

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Fire engines outside the Red Lion pub on Penistone Road in Grenoside, Sheffield

No significant damage is believed to have been caused to the pub, and no one is understood to have been injured.

One woman, who asked to be named only as Emma, shared these photos of firefighters at the scene.

She said: “The chef was cooking a rare steak at time. The hob was on fire as he went to take it off so needless to say no rare steak, only well done on menu. lol.”

Firefighters outside the Red Lion pub on Penistone Road in Grenoside, Sheffield