Fire Destroys Popular Restaurant In Sligo

March 18, 2014
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Crews from six fire departments were unable to save a popular restaurant in Sligo, destroyed by fire Monday night.

A State Police fire marshal is investigating the cause of the blaze at the Korner Restaurant on Colerain Street.  The fire was called in about 8:30 PM Monday.  One source said it is believed the blaze started on, or near, a wall in the restaurant’s dining room and spread to the building’s roof.

Firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading to a neighboring gas station.  The flow to the gas pumps was shut off while crews were on the scene.

No injuries were reported.  Damage is reportedly estimated at close to $300,000.

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