Police are now investigating a fire which ravaged a pub in Sidcup on Saturday night.

The London Fire Brigade were called to The Charcoal on Main Road at around 10pm on Saturday, reporting that the conservatory was completely destroyed by the blaze and part of the external building also damaged.

Shocking footage also emerged of the pub completely alight, and pictures taken by a local resident showed firefighters at the scene and the damage done.

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According to the LFB, the cause of the fire is now under investigation by the Brigade and by the Met Police Service.

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A statement from the Brigade said: "Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a detached public house on Main Road in Sidcup.

"A single storey conservatory at the rear of the property was destroyed by fire. Part of the external side of the building was also damaged. There were no reports of any injuries.

"Firefighters cooled two gas cylinders to an ambient temperature as some cylinders can explode when exposed to heat.

"The Brigade was called at 2204 (13 calls) and the fire was under control by 2313. Fire crews from Sidcup, Eltham and Lee Green fire stations attended the scene."