Fire at pub between London King’s Cross and Euston stations sends dozens of drinkers fleeing into the streets as smoke pours into the sky
- The Somers Town Coffee House gastropub was evacuated earlier this evening
- Drinkers were ‘running into the street’ near King’s Cross and Euston stations
- Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters called to tackle the flames in Charlton Street
A huge blaze has broken out at a London pub sending drinkers running into the street.
Half of the roof and 20 per cent of the first floor of the Somers Town Coffee House gastropub has been engulfed in flames.
Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters were called to tackle the fire at the popular venue on Charlton Street between King’s Cross and Euston stations.
Smoke billowing from the roof of the Somers Town Coffee House gastropub between King’s Cross and Euston stations
Drinkers from the pub – some still carrying their glasses – fleeing from the burning pub
Drinkers – some still carrying their glasses – were seen running into the street after the fire alarm sounded.
Shocking footage shows plumes of smoke billowing from the roof of the pub, which is three floors high.
The cause of the blaze is not yet known and there are no injuries reported at this stage.
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A spokeswoman for the London Fire Brigade confirmed they were called at 8.06pm this evening and the blaze is now under control.
She told MailOnline: ‘It is a public house of three floors, measuring 20 by 15 metres.
‘Fifty per cent of the roof and 20 per cent of the first floor are affected by the fire.’
Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters were called to the scene at 8.06pm this evening
Plumes of thick smoke rising above the pub in north west London this evening
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