Fire has ripped through the historic Farmers' Home Hotel in Matong.
Rural Fire Service crews have been working throughout the morning to extinguish the blaze, after being called out just after 5am.
The two-storey structure was well alight by the time they arrived, two crews worked for hours to contain the blaze.
It was deemed unsafe for them to enter the building.
There's no word yet on what caused the fire, investigations are continuing.