Fire Damages East Savannah Bar

A fire broke out at a neighborhood bar and grill in East Savannah this morning. Around 9am, firefighters responded to the Long Branch on Pennsylvania Avenue.

No one was inside and the building, which was locked from the outside. The owner was on the scene and gave firefighters a key to get in.

It was nearly an hour before crews were able to put the fire out. Employees say the kitchen was badly damaged.

Investigators have determined the fire to have been accidental.

Reported by: Charles Gray, cgray@wtoc.com