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Jestine's Sweet Shop closed Monday after weekend fire


Officials are investigating a downtown Charleston structure fire that broke out Sunday evening on Wentworth Street.

Emergency crews with multiple agencies responded to Wentworth Street near Meeting street around 7:15 p.m. in reference to a structure fire. The address, 54 1/2 Wentworth Street, is listed online as Jestine's Sweet Shop.

Authorities say the first units on scene reported smoke coming from the first floor of a two story structure. Officials were able to extinguish the fire located in the rear of the building.

Reports say units were able to contain the damage to a single room.

According to Jestine's Sweet Shop's Facebook page, the store will be closed Monday. No additional information was given.

The City of Charleston Fire Department Fire Marshal Division is investigating the fire.

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