Arson attack on Skegby pub

Fox and Crown, Skegby, police incident scene.
Fox and Crown, Skegby, police incident scene.

Police have confirmed that a fire at a Skegby pub is being treated as arson.

The Fox and Crown on Dalestorth Road was set alight around 3am on Friday morning.

It took two fire engines more than hour to put out the flames.

There were no injuries.

The pub remains closed and it is believed the it will remain closed during the Christmas period.