Fire destroys Sumter restaurant

SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Fire destroyed an Italian restaurant early Monday morning.

According to Capt. Brian Horton, Sumter County firefighters were called to De Mara's Italian Restaurant on Highway 441 around 3:30 a.m. after somebody driving by called in a fire.

Crews arrived and found the structure fully involved.  The fire caused $150,000 in damages. The building is a complete loss.

Investigators are still trying to identify what caused the blaze.

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