Fire destroys restaurant and marina connected to Virginia Dare cruises

HUDDLESTON, Va. (WDBJ7) Investigators in Bedford County are trying to figure out what caused an overnight fire on the shores of Smith Mountain Lake.

Crews were called to building along Airport Road in Huddleston around 3:45 Saturday morning.

Flames destroyed a restaurant and marina associated with the Virginia Dare lake cruise.

The cruise ship itself was not damaged, but the main building attached to the business is a total loss.