REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Fire marshals are investigating the cause of a restaurant fire in Rehoboth Beach that caused half a million dollars in damage.
The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal said the blaze started around 2 a.m. Saturday at Shrimpy’s Pub on Rehoboth Avenue. Flames were shooting from the building when firefighters arrived.READ MORE: Baltimore Man Keith Davis Jr. Whose Been Tried For Kevin Jones' Murder 4 Times Gets New Trial
The restaurant is about a mile off the town’s boardwalk.READ MORE: Baltimore Mayor, Maryland Governor Meet To Discuss Strategies To Decrease Violent City Crime
Two other businesses in the shopping center were also damaged. The fire marshal is estimating overall damage at $500,000.
The investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: 13K Unemployment Claims Filed In Maryland Last Week
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