Two former Sheffield pubs hit by fires

Two former pubs close to Sheffield city centre have been damaged by fires within a matter of hours.

Monday, 15th April 2019, 9:26 am
Updated Thursday, 18th April 2019, 10:51 am

Arsonists set fire to the former Old Durham Ox in Cricket Inn Road yesterday at 4.15pm.

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Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus went into the building and used hose reels to put the blaze out.

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The former Old Durham Ox pub.

Little over 12 hours later at 5.45am this morning a fire took hold in the Ye Olde Harrow pub a short distance away in Broad Street.

The road was closed for a short while as fire crews used hose reels to put the flames out.

The cause is under investigation.