Firefighters battle restaurant fire

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – City of Charleston and St. Andrews Fire Departments respond to fire on John Street Wednesday evening.

When crews arrived at Coast Bar & Grill at 39D John St. they saw smoke and evacuated the establishment.  The fire appeared to have started in an oven and traveled through a vent to the roof.

Crews quickly contained the fire and luckily there were no injuries. Traffic was temporarily diverted from the area.

As a precaution the neighboring restaurant, Rue De Jean, was temporarily evacuated, but suffered no damage.

City of Charleston Fire Department is investigating.

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