The Fig Tree fire: Byron Bay venue burns down after The Bachelorette filming

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Popular Byron Bay venue featured on The Bachelorette burns down after Angie Kent filmed scenes there... one year after Sam Wood and Snezana Markoski got married in the same spot

By Joshua Fox For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 23:28 GMT, 2 November 2019 | Updated: 23:35 GMT, 2 November 2019

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The Fig Tree Restaurant in Byron Bay burned down on Saturday morning, several months after Angie Kent filmed scenes for The Bachelorette there. 

Fire and Rescue NSW Station 243 Byron Bay were called to the blaze at 3:15am, and said in a statement the 'cause of the blaze is currently under investigation'. 

Last year, The Bachelor couple Sam Wood and Snezana Markoski got married at the luxury spot, with it proving popular among influencers and reality stars. 

Tragedy: The Fig Tree Restaurant in Byron Bay burned down on Saturday morning, several months after Angie Kent filmed scenes for The Bachelorette there

Tragedy: The Fig Tree Restaurant in Byron Bay burned down on Saturday morning, several months after Angie Kent filmed scenes for The Bachelorette there

There were no casualties or injuries, with owner Che Devlin praised for evacuating guests from The Dairy accommodation during the blaze, just 25 metres away.

'Due to the intensity of the blaze the iconic Fig Tree Restaurant could not be saved,' Fire Rescue NSW said in a statement on Saturday.

The statement continued: 'The Fig Tree is a Byron Bay institution and one of Australia's premier locations. It's a massive blow to the Devlin family and all our thoughts go out to Che and his impressive team, who have been busy organising today’s planned in an alternative location.' 

Mr Devlin said in a separate statement he was 'humbled' by the

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