Fire Chief: Store/restaurant sustains $60,000 in damages

CANAAN, SC (WIS) - A local convenience store and restaurant caught fire Wednesday morning, and crews said half of the building is a complete loss.

17 firefighters from the Canaan Fire Department and eight more from surrounding departments were dispatched to the Talking Horse on Cannon Bridge Road around 6:00am.

Fire Chief Clinton Metz said flames were showing from the roof when crews arrived at the scene, and they were able to control the fire within a few minutes.

He estimated around $60,000 in damages.

No one was inside the building when the fire started, and Chief Metz said no one was hurt while fighting the fire.

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