POLICE are investigating the cause of the fire which burnt out the Jolly Frog Hotel in Windsor last night.
The historic pub was destroyed when a fierce blaze, believed to have started inside the Bridge Street building, ripped through around 10pm.
Firefighters worked for several hours to control the fire and were able to stop it from spreading to nearyby buildings.
Crime scene officers and fire investigators have been unable to enter the site so far, however it is hoped it will be deemed safe later today.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Windsor Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.