A 400-year-old hotel in Midhurst, West Sussex has suffered damage from a fire that broke out at around 1 am on Thursday.
The property was housing Ukrainian refugees and was among several other buildings that were engulfed in flames.
More than 30 people, including children, were evacuated from the Angel Inn, next door to the hotel.
Firefighters are continuing to investigate the cause of the blaze.
A hotel in West Sussex, which was said to be housing Ukrainian refugees, has been significantly damaged by a fire that broke out early on Thursday morning.
The cause of the fire, which is believed to have started at a property on North Street before spreading to the hotel, is still under investigation.
Eye witnesses reported that the fire had spread from the roof of one building to the Angel Inn next door, where around 30 people were evacuated.
Hilton Holloway, a local resident, said that there were a number of Ukrainian refugees in the hotel at the time of the fire.
The fire has caused considerable damage, with the 400-year-old hotel being among several other buildings that were engulfed in flames.
A full investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the blaze.