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Fire destroys diner near Glennville
Photo by Paige Joiner
A restaurant which catered to the Hispanic community in the Beards Creek area was destroyed by fire Sunday afternoon.

The restaurant which had no visible name in front, was located on the 4000 block of Georgia highway 196 West near Glennville.

According to Long County Fire and Rescue Capt. Nick Maxwell, the fire was called in around 3 p.m. There were several customers in the store at the time who were able to escape without injury. Maxwell said when units from Long County, Tattnall and Liberty Counties arrived the building was engulfed in flames.  The Captain said the main building is considered a total loss, however they were able to save an adjacent building which had occupants living in it as well as the store's storage area.  Maxwell said the cuase of the fire is under investigation.

Long County Fire

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