By EMILY SHERIDAN
Wannabe glamour model Amy Childs was all dressed up for Halloween as she partied at the nightclub before the fire
Glamour model wannabe Amy Childs squeezed herself into a tight-fitting wicked witch outfit to enjoy a night out with The Only Way Is Essex castmates.
But just hours later, the nightclub - which is owned by fellow castmate Mark Wright - was gutted in a suspected arson attack.
Sam, Lydia and Arg had some Halloween fun before the bar was gutted
Wright and friend Jack Tweed - widower of reality star Jade Goody - were planning to launch Deuces Bar and Lounge in Chigwell before the fire in the early hours of yesterday morning.
The fire started just hours after Wright and his co-stars attended the Halloween party at the venue, which was filmed for the show.
The fire brigade were called to the scene in Chigwell Road at 4.50am after a brick was thrown through a front window.
Photos taken inside Deuces show a charred bar and damaged lighting hanging from the ceiling.
Mark Wright and Jack Tweed's new bar Deuces in Chigwell after it was raided and burnt out
Charred: The venue's bar is now ruined
Police have launched an investigation into the cause of the fire and are treating it as suspected arson.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson told the MailOnline: 'At 4.50am there was a report of a fire at a licensed premiere in Chigwell Road, Chigwell.
'The Fire Brigade attended the dealt with the blaze. There was no injuries reported.
'Officers from Redbridge CID are investigating the fire, which is being treated as suspicious. No arrests have been made and enquiries are continuing.'
The characters from the ITV2 show - which has won a big following for the digital channel - had spent the night partying at the venue in a pre-launch Halloween party.
As well as club owners Wright and Tweed, both 23, the gang were joined by wannabe glamour model Amy Childs, 20, fellow club owner Kirk Norcross, 22 and club singer James 'Arg' Argent, 22 who wore fancy dress for the occasion.
Party starters: Mark Wright and friend Jack Tweed at the Halloween party for their new club Deuce
They are all believed to have left before the fire started.
The damaged bar's co-owners Tweed- and Wright were both spotted looking stressed as they left their Essex home earlier today.
Wright apologised to prospective customers on his Twitter page: 'Deuces will not be open this weekend. Sorry to everyone planning on coming down. But will be back next Friday with launch.'
The bar was formerly known as the Manor House Pub, but has been transformed into Deuces in recent weeks with the owners applying for a late license to allow it to open until 3am on weekend nights.
The Only Way Is Essex co-stars have been heavily promoting the new bar launch on their Twitter sites this week, with Wright also posting details of second Halloween party which was due to take place on Saturday night.
Investigation: A forensics photographer takes pictures at the scene
One of the leading men in The Only Way Is Essex, Brentwood-based Wright is a nightclub promoter who hosts club events around Essex and London.
The show, which started earlier this month, shows the lives and loves of Wright, his friends and acquaintances in and around the Brentwood area.
Viewers have been glued to the dramatic fallout between Wright and his ex-girlfriend Lauren Goodger and his burgeoning new romance with Lucy.
The show also features the on/off romance between aspiring glamour model Amy Childs and nightclub owner Kirk Norcross, who runs the Sugar Hut in Brentwood.
Popular: The Only Way Is Essex cast (seated L-R) Jessica Wright, Amy Childs and Lauren Goodger. (Standing L-R) Wright, Sam Faiers and Kirk Norcross
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