Fire devastates Souter Johnnie’s

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THE POPULAR Souter Johnnie’s restaurant and bar in Kirkoswald has suffered a devastating fire.

Early indications are that no-one was injured in the blaze which started early this afternoon (Wednesday, April 18).

The thatched roof of the building fell in and several nearby households were all evacuated.

The A77 trunk road was closed while firefighters tackled the blaze.