Emergency services called to Aberdeen pub fire

Fire and police at the scene this morning. Picture by Kath Flannery.

Firefighters were called to an Aberdeen pub this morning.

Emergency services were notified of a fire on the ground floor of the Castle Bar in the city’s Castle Street at 7.44am.

Initially three appliances were sent to the scene.

Crews used four breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet and the blaze was extinguished at 8.17am.

The last fire engine left the scene at 9.52am.

The cause of the fire is not yet known. No one was injured.