A popular Pembrokeshire seaside pub suffered a serious fire in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday, January 16.

Fire crews from St Davids, Haverfordwest, Milford Haven and Fishguard crews were called at around 1am to fire at the Duke of Edinburgh Pub, Newgale.

Police officers were also called to the scene and the road was closed overnight.

Western Telegraph: Fire ripped through the Duke of Edinburgh Pub, Newgale in the early hours of this morning.

The fire had taken hold of the two-storey pub building measuring approximately 15m x 30m used as a public house with accommodation above.

“The property was well-alight and the fire had burned through the roof,” said a spokesperson from Mis and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS).

“Crews utilised three hose reel jets, two main jets, one seven meter ladder, four breathing apparatus sets, one thermal imaging camera, one water bowser and one positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the fire.”

Western Telegraph: The fire- struck Duke of Edinburgh pub early this morning.Picture: Stuart Phillips 

Crews left the scene at 7.04am today after battling the fire for around six hours.

The spokesperson said that a fire investigation is due to take place today, Tuesday, January 16 to determine the cause.

Western Telegraph: A sad view of the popular Duke of Edinburgh pub this morning.Picture: Stuart Phillips

A police spokesperson added:

"Dyfed-Powys Police were called by MAWW Fire Service at just after 1am on January 16 regarding a fire at the Duke of Edinburgh Inn in Newgale.

"The road was closed until just after 9am this morning but has now reopened.

"Further enquiries will take place today."