BUILDING control surveyors are currently securing the site of derelict Green Dragon pub after a fire ravaged the former venue.

Firefighters were sent to the derelict Green Dragon pub on Gartons Lane in Sutton Manor at 5.20am where the property was well alight.

The fire mainly affected the roof of the property.

Four fire engines and a combined platform ladder were sent to the scene.

A council spokesperson said: "Building control are going to the site today to secure the site to make sure it's safe for the public."

An investigation is now underway to establish the cause of the fire which tore through the former pub.