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Guy Ritchie goes on night out with wife Jacqui Ainsley after pub fire

Guy Ritchie was seen for the first time since his pub was left with a huge hole in the roof after a fire broke out on Wednesday.

The filmmaker, 52, seemed to be in good spirits despite the blaze as he enjoyed the night out with wife Jacqui Ainsley at the Chiltern Firehouse in London on Thursday.

The model, 39, looked remarkably like Guy’s ex-wife Madonna in her younger years as she sported stylish blonde locks that cascaded over her shoulders. 

Outing: Guy Ritchie went on night out with Madonna-lookalike wife Jacqui Ainsley on Thursday as he was seen for first time since his Fitzrovia pub was left with a hole after huge blaze

Wow! The model, 39, looked remarkably like Guy's ex-wife Madonna in her younger years as she sported stylish blonde locks that cascaded over her shoulders

Lookalike: Madonna pictured in 1999

Wow! The model, 39, looked remarkably like Guy’s ex-wife Madonna (right in 1999) in her younger years as she sported stylish blonde locks that cascaded over her shoulders

Jacqui put on a stylish display as she wore a yellow gingham-print two-piece that paired a peplum top and a matching maxi skirt.

Her ensemble also featured dramatic puffy sleeves and she complemented the outfit by keeping her personal items in a yellow handbag. 

She boosted her statuesque figure with a pair of white block toe heels, and she kept her accessories to a minimum so all attention remained on her attire.

Guy, meanwhile, looked dapper in a black jacket that he donned over a white shirt and beige suit trousers. 

Damage: Guy's Camden Pub was left with holes in the roof after a fire broke out on Wednesday and 70 firefighters battled the blaze, with a witness saying the 'smoke was so intense'

Damage: Guy’s Camden Pub was left with holes in the roof after a fire broke out on Wednesday and 70 firefighters battled the blaze, with a witness saying the ‘smoke was so intense’

Stylish: Jacqui put on a stylish display as she wore a yellow gingham-print two-piece that paired a peplum top and a matching maxi skirt

Stylish: Jacqui put on a stylish display as she wore a yellow gingham-print two-piece that paired a peplum top and a matching maxi skirt

Beaming: The filmmaker, 52, seemed to be in good spirits despite the blaze

Beaming: The filmmaker, 52, seemed to be in good spirits despite the blaze

Guy’s pub was damaged following the blaze on Wednesday, with a witness saying the smoke was so intense that it caused first responders to vomit.

Around 70 firefighters and 10 fire engines attended the Lore of the Land pub in Conway Street, Fitzrovia, at 12.15pm, where the fire is said to have started in an extraction system from the first floor to the roof vent.

In pictures taken during the incident, smoke can be seen coming from the venue while firefighters continue working to make the brick pub safe.

Stylish: Jacqui boosted her statuesque figure with a pair of white block toe heels, and she kept her accessories to a minimum so all attention remained on her attire

Stylish: Jacqui boosted her statuesque figure with a pair of white block toe heels, and she kept her accessories to a minimum so all attention remained on her attire

Stunning: Jacqui's ensemble also featured dramatic puffy sleeves

Finishing touches: Jacqui complemented the outfit by keeping her personal items in a yellow handbag

Stunning: Jacqui’s ensemble also featured dramatic puffy sleeves and she complemented the outfit by keeping her personal items in a yellow handbag

Sharp: Guy, meanwhile, looked dapper in a black jacket that he donned over a white shirt and beige suit trousers

Sharp: Guy, meanwhile, looked dapper in a black jacket that he donned over a white shirt and beige suit trousers

A eyewitness whose property backs onto the pub saw the smoke billowing from their fifth floor balcony and described the moment firefighters battled the blaze.

The neighbour told MailOnline: ‘At one stage the roof had smoke coming out of every tile, it was quite a scene.

‘The chimneys, which I don’t think are fully functioning, had smoke coming out too and firefighters had to pour water down them.

Rules: Despite getting into a taxi, Guy and Jacqui failed to wear face masks when they stepped inside the vehicle

Rules: Despite getting into a taxi, Guy and Jacqui failed to wear face masks when they stepped inside the vehicle

Departure: The happy couple were seen bidding farewell to their friends with a hug outside the trendy eatery

Departure: The happy couple were seen bidding farewell to their friends with a hug outside the trendy eatery

Relaxed: Guy appeared to be at ease as they made their way home after the night out

Relaxed: Guy appeared to be at ease as they made their way home after the night out

‘I saw one firefighter being sick because the smoke was so intense, which was why they all had breathing equipment.’

After getting the blaze under control, firefighters were then seen pulling off the tiles on the roof leaving the property with gaping holes.

The neighbour added: ‘They were clipping them off one by one to let air through. So now you can see into the top floor through the roof.

‘It’s going to be quite a repair job. But thankfully it’s seems like nobody was injured. It could have been a lot worse.’  

Blaze: On Wednesday, pictures taken by an eyewitness showed  white smoke coming out of the chimney and a door of Guy's pub

Blaze: On Wednesday, pictures taken by an eyewitness showed  white smoke coming out of the chimney and a door of Guy’s pub

Saving the day: Firefighters poured water on the roof in an attempt to put out the blaze, which is said to have started in an extraction system from the first floor to the roof vent

Saving the day: Firefighters poured water on the roof in an attempt to put out the blaze, which is said to have started in an extraction system from the first floor to the roof vent

Blaze: The witness described how they saw saw 'one firefighter being sick because the smoke was so intense'

Blaze: The witness described how they saw saw ‘one firefighter being sick because the smoke was so intense’

Speaking on Wednesday, London Fire Brigade station commander Jason Fisby said: ‘Access to the seat of the fire is challenging and very labour intensive. 

‘The number of fire engines at the scene is a reflection of the need for a high turn over of firefighters wearing breathing apparatus. Firefighters are carrying out salvage work and trying to prevent water damage on the floors below.’

No injuries have been reported since the blaze broke out. MailOnline has contacted representatives for Guy and London Fire Brigade for comment. 

Location: The Camden pub is pictured the front of the venue

Location: The Camden pub is pictured the front of the venue

Team: The fire was tackled by over 70 firefighters who arrived at the scene in 10 engines

Team: The fire was tackled by over 70 firefighters who arrived at the scene in 10 engines

Helping out: Dozens of firefighters were seen close by to the pub and getting their uniforms on

Helping out: Dozens of firefighters were seen close by to the pub and getting their uniforms on

The Lore Of The Land secretly opened its doors in 2019, marking Guy’s return to pub ownership for the first time since he and Madonna owned the Punch Bowl in Mayfair.

The swanky menu features venison, which is brought in from Guy’s Wiltshire estate, Ashcombe, where Cecil Beaton lived. 

Beer served is from his Gritchie Brewing Company alongside bar snacks including Jerusalem artichoke pate with crispy chicken skin and a seed cracker. 

When the pub opened, it was revealed that Guy took incredible care to make sure that every plate, glass and picture in the pub was handpicked by him.

Solution: While trying to stop the flames, firefighters ripped off dozens of roof tiles to let the smoke out, according to an eyewitness

Solution: While trying to stop the flames, firefighters ripped off dozens of roof tiles to let the smoke out, according to an eyewitness

Damage: One section of the roof seemed to be worse hit

Taken out: Lots of tiles were missing from one side of the building after the blaze

Damage: One section of the roof seemed to be worse hit, missing dozens of tiles (right) by the time the firefighters were back on the ground after (left, pictured with smoke out the door)

Impressive: Firefighters rose above the building to pour water on the blaze, appearing to focus their efforts on the chimney area

Impressive: Firefighters rose above the building to pour water on the blaze, appearing to focus their efforts on the chimney area 

Hard at work: 70 firefighters were needed due to them having to wear breathing apparatus and the seat of the fire being difficult to access

Hard at work: 70 firefighters were needed due to them having to wear breathing apparatus and the seat of the fire being difficult to access 

MailOnline has contacted representatives for Guy for comment. 

The blaze comes after Guy’s £10m home was targeted by burglars in December – in an echo of one of his crime films. Raiders rifled through rooms in the director’s Georgian house in London but left empty-handed as police rushed to the scene.

It is not known if Madonna’s ex-husband – whose films include Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch – was home at the time of the raid.

The burglars were ‘seen by an occupant,’ said a source, adding: ‘Shortly afterwards the police turned up and the suspects legged it up the street and got away.’

Arrival: Firefighters descended on the blaze that raged on Wednesday afternoon (pictured)

Arrival: Firefighters descended on the blaze that raged on Wednesday afternoon (pictured)

Busy: Several firefighters were seen outside the pub with hoses while working at the building

Busy: Several firefighters were seen outside the pub with hoses while working at the building

Safe: Another snap from the scene showed a firefighter spraying water onto a burnt roof

Safe: Another snap from the scene showed a firefighter spraying water onto a burnt roof

Work: The fire, which broke out at around 12.15pm, is said to have started in an extraction system from the first floor to the roof vent

Work: The fire, which broke out at around 12.15pm, is said to have started in an extraction system from the first floor to the roof vent

Tasks: The London fire brigade station commander said firefighters were doing 'salvage work and trying to prevent water damage on the floors below' (pictured: two men at the scene)

Tasks: The London fire brigade station commander said firefighters were doing ‘salvage work and trying to prevent water damage on the floors below’ (pictured: two men at the scene)

Also there: Police also attended the scene during the afternoon

Also there: Police also attended the scene during the afternoon 

Onlookers: Several members of the public stopped to have a look from a cordon while the firefighters worked at salvaging the building

Onlookers: Several members of the public stopped to have a look from a cordon while the firefighters worked at salvaging the building

Guy shares the eight-bedroom home in Fitzrovia with wife Jacqui Ainsley, 39. They split their time between the London home and their 18th-century estate in Wiltshire which was given to him as part of his divorce with Madonna in 2008.

A burglar broke into the country mansion in 2010. A neighbour said at the time: ‘This is shocking and always a worry when you hear of an incident like that…

‘We all hire private security companies to protect us. I pay £3,700 a month.  That’s for private security to do walks at night and keep an eye out. They monitor the area.’

Beverages: Beer served is from his Gritchie Brewing Company alongside bar snacks including Jerusalem artichoke pate with crispy chicken skin and a seed cracker

Beverages: Beer served is from his Gritchie Brewing Company alongside bar snacks including Jerusalem artichoke pate with crispy chicken skin and a seed cracker

Family: Guy shares his eight-bedroom home in Fitzrovia with wife Jacqui

Family: Guy shares his eight-bedroom home in Fitzrovia with wife Jacqui

The neighbour told The Sun: ‘We believe organised criminals operate in the area and target these homes. It’s a very nice area. We know we’re going to be a target. I hope the police can find the people responsible. We need to feel safe.’

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: ‘Detectives are investigating following a report of a burglary at a residential address in Fitzrovia.

‘It is not believed anything was taken.’

Home: Ritchie and his wife split their time between the London home (pictured) and their 18th-century estate in Wiltshire which was given to him as part of his divorce settlement with Madonna in 2008

Home: Ritchie and his wife split their time between the London home (pictured) and their 18th-century estate in Wiltshire which was given to him as part of his divorce settlement with Madonna in 2008


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