Cause of pub blaze still unknown

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Fire investigators are still probing what started a devastating fire at Tobermory’s  MacGochans pub.

Mull fire crews were called to the blaze at the popular harbour-side bar and restaurant in the early hours of Friday (May 24). Four appliances attended the scene.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 4.38am to reports of the blaze.

At its height seven high-powered hoses were used with six firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.

No one was injured.

News of the fire prompted more than 100 messages to the pub’s Facebook page from shocked islanders and visitors. One cafe owner was offering firefighters free bacon butties to say well done for bringing the flames under control.

A spokesperson for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said enquiries were still continuing.