A popular diner in Concord, N.C. caught fire overnight causing significant damage. No injuries were reported.
Officials are investigating the two-alarm blaze that happened just before 5 a.m. at Concord Diner on Sherwood Court, southeast of I-85 off Highway 29. Firefighters from Concord and the adjoining cities of Harrisburg and Kannapolis responded to multiple calls about the diner being engulfed in flames.
“We have no indication that anyone was inside,” Concord Fire told WBTV. They also noted the roof of the restaurant sustained significant damage.
— John Voncannon (@johnvon314) January 27, 2021
#BREAKING Major fire at Concord Diner, a significant landmark and popular family restaurant in Concord. Dense black smoke is billowing from the building. Firefighters are still working on putting off hotspots. @wcnc pic.twitter.com/C9USAzYRLE
— Billie Jean Shaw (@BillieJeanTV) January 27, 2021
A video posted on Twitter shows flames with heavy smoke billowing out of the diner when firefighters arrived on the scene.
Officials gave an update and said the building isn’t a total loss, but the damage is significant. They’re still investigating the cause of the fire.
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