Fire damages Log House 1776 Restaurant

Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 7:28 PM EDT
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WYTHEVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - According to Wytheville Fire and Rescue, no injuries were reported in a fire Tuesday night at the log House 1776 Restaurant, and everyone inside evacuated safely.

A large percentage of the building was saved, according to fire crews, who say the fire began on the first floor, traveled up the interior wall and to the attic.

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

Chief Marc Brade says it was a team effort and thanked all responders for their work.

“You know with this type of building with so many add-ons, with, with so many different buildings, kind of, that are all part of this restaurant, you know, to get an initial stop and to basically hold the fire at bay to the attic, unbelievable team effort. Initial team did a great job. And then as people started showing up. Everybody went to work and just did a phenomenal job.”

According to Virginia Tourism, The Log House Restaurant is a log cabin that was built in 1776 that was transformed into a dining experience.

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