Well-known Restaurant Destroyed By Fire

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 8/23/14 @ 8:10 a.m..

DUNBAR, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The Dunbar Police Department is asking all drivers to avoid the area of the Cold Spot restaurant.

In particular, at the three-way intersection of Dunbar Avenue, Washington Street West and 7th Avenue coming out of Charleston.

An employee noticed the fire and called 911 at 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Flames were already coming out of the building when firefighters got on scene.

The fire destroyed the well-known restaurant.

No one was injured and the cause of the fire hasn't been released.

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ORIGINAL STORY 8/24/14

UPDATE 8/23/14 @ 5:20 a.m..

DUNBAR, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Dunbar Police say the Cold Spot is a total loss.

Fire was reported to 911 at 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

An employee noticed the fire and made the call to 911.

No word yet on what started the fire but the State Fire Marshal will investigate and determine the cause.

No one was injured.

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ORIGINAL STORY 8/23/14

DUNBAR, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at a well-known restaurant and bar.

Fire broke out at the Cold Spot on Washington Street West in Dunbar at 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

A 911 dispatcher confirmed to WSAZ.com the building is about 60 percent engulfed and flames were shooting through the roof.

An employee reported the fire. WSAZ.com was told everyone made it out safely and no one was injured.

Several fire departments are on scene including Dunbar, South Charleston and Charleston.

Be sure to click back at WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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