Eight fire engines have been called to a fire at a boozer opened by England cricketer Stuart Broad on the Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire border. The fire service confirmed crews had been called to a fire at the Tap & Run, in Upper Broughton, co-owned by Broad and former Nottinghamshire star and seamer Harold Gurney.
A spokeswoman for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “The time of the call was 3.22 am 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 on the first floor and roof.
“They have used two main jets and then two hose reel jets.”
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