Fire Crews were called at 00:43 this morning (9th Nov 11) to a fire at a Public House formerly called the Drovers near to Bishop Thornton.
Fire appliances from Ripon initially attended but this was scaled up to 5 appliances with an aerial ladder platform from Harrogate.
Four Jets were used during the incident with the crews leaving the incident by 2:35am.
The building was derelict with plans for demolition, but it received 100% fire damage and was burnt to the ground.
Fire investigators will be attending today to determine the cause of the fire.
The Drovers before the fire
Image used with permission www.closedpubs.co.uk and Gordon Hatton