A FIRE last night ripped through England cricket star Stuart Broad's pub – with eight firefighters sent in to tackle the blaze. 

The Tap & Run, in Upper Broughton, Notts., is co-owned by Broad and his former England team-mate Harry Gurney. 

Pictures of the scene show smoke erupting from the building.

A spokeswoman for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service told Nottingham Live : "The time of call was 3.22 this morning.

"It's a public house premises and we have had eight engines in attendance, one aerial ladder platform, water carrier, command support vehicle.

"It was a building of two floors, 15 metres by 30 metres, the area of the building. The fire was in the first floor and roof. They have used two main jets and then two hose reel jets."

There are not believed to have been any injuries or fatalities and no-one is believed to have been inside the building at the time of the fire.


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