SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – Before 4:00 a.m. Summerville Fire and Rescue received a call for a fire alarm activation at Graze restaurant on E. 5th N. Street.
The first crews arrived a few minutes later to find smoke visible coming from the front and rear of the building. The alarm was upgraded to a structure fire response bringing more resources and man power.
The crews were able to bring the fire under control in approximately 30 minutes and remained on scene for a while longer performing overhaul operations and checking for hot spots. The restaurant suffered significant smoke, fire, and water damage.
SCE&G was called to the scene and secured the power and natural gas. There were no injuries reported at the scene. In all, approximately 30 firefighters responded with seven fire apparatus from Summerville Fire & Rescue and Dorchester County Fire & Rescue. Dorchester County EMS and Summerville Police Department also provided assistance at the scene.
The cause of the fire will be investigated.