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Wendover pub on fire

Wendover pub on fire

Published by Dan Gooding at 5:48am 5th August 2019. (Updated at 12:38pm 5th August 2019)

A pub in Wendover is on fire this morning, with around 40 fire fighters on the scene.

Bucks Fire and Rescue say everyone at The Village Gate, near Worlds End, has been accounted for.

Video shows a still-smoking building

There has been a huge reaction to the blaze.

Village Gate fire
The Village Gate is just outside Wendover

Hose reels are in use, with six fire engines, a turntable ladder and two water tankers on the scene.

It appears the fire started in the roof and is now under control.

Road closure

Village Gate Fire

The road between Halton Lane and the A413 is closed.

Traffic is heavily restricted in the area:

  • On Aylesbury Road from Wharf Road heading out of Wendover
  • On Halton Lane
  • On Worlds End Lane from the Chandos Arms in Weston Turville

The scene

Village Gate fire
Fire crews can be seen dampening the fire
Fire crews seen using water jets on the pub
Village Gate fire
Village Gate fire
Several jets have been used to put the fire out
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