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No cause yet in fire that destroyed 701 Tarpon Tap House

TARPON SPRINGS — Officials still have not determined what caused a fire that destroyed the 701 Tarpon Tap House Tuesday night.

Fire rescue crews were called to the blaze at 701 Pinellas Ave. N about 6 p.m. Firefighters cleared the building, and it took about two-and-a-half hours to bring the fire under control, a spokesman said.

Part of Pinellas Avenue was shut down while firefighters worked to bring it under control. Heavy smoke was blown through the area, but there were no reports of damage to other buildings, the spokesman said.

No cause yet in fire that destroyed 701 Tarpon Tap House 07/09/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 11:54am]
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