FIRE crews tackled a fire at a derelict pub in the Pill area of Newport tonight.

Firefighters extinguished a small fire on the second floor of the old Kings Arms on Commercial Road after receiving a call at 6.23pm.

Crews from Maindee, Malpas, Duffryn and Cwmbran attended and found two males on the third floor. They were instructed to leave the building by firefighters.

It is not yet known how the fire was started.

Gwent Police said they are now securing the building. No one was injured.