Mid Wales

Ceredigion village pub Y Ffarmers badly damaged by fire

Y Ffarmers fire Image copyright Ifan Jones Evans
Image caption The fire could be seen on the upper floors of the pub

A village pub in Ceredigion has been severely damaged by fire.

The blaze tore through Y Ffarmers in Llanfihangel y Creuddyn, near Aberystwyth, at about 07:30 GMT on Saturday.

Four fire engines and an aerial appliance were called and crews remained there until about 16:30.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said nobody was injured and it is thought the pub was empty at the time of the fire.

The pub serves seasonal food and real ales and is featured in the Michelin Guide, Good Pub Guide and AA Restaurant and Pub Guide.

Image copyright Ifan Jones Evans
Image caption Fire fighters were called from Aberystwyth, Machynlleth and Tregaron
Image copyright Ifan Jones Evans
Image caption The roof has been badly damaged