Famous Scotch Piper Pub goes up in flames again

Lydiate’s famous Scotch Piper Pub has gone up in flames within the last hour and it’s the second fire involving its thatched roof in a matter of weeks.


The first fire was thought to have been caused by a chimney fire but it was nowhere near as extensive as this afternoon’s blaze.


I counted 5 fire engines and a Merseyside Fire and Rescue control vehicle and as I post this news the fire is still burning in the thatch.

Such a sad event to strike such an historic building.

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2 thoughts on “Famous Scotch Piper Pub goes up in flames again

  1. Mike says:

    Sad end to it will be oh dear needs rebuilding a fun pub

  2. Terry Smith says:

    Hope the firemen where at least made welcome when they arrived more than you can say for the way some of us locals where treated if not in the inner circle

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