Fire forces temporary closure of downtown Tucson restaurant

  • Source: KGUN-TV ABC 9 Tucson
  • Published: 06/23/2022 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: A fire broke out at downtown Tucson restaurant The Delta Bar & Grill Monday, June 20 just after 9 p.m., resulting in damages totaling over $3,000, according to the Tucson Police Department. The restaurant was "forced to stay closed due to electrical [and] other structural fire damage," according to Delta chef and owner Travis Gary Peters in a social media post he shared Tuesday, June 21. "Luckily a good Samaritan called the fire department and they responded very quickly and got the fire under control before we lost everything!," shared Peters. Tucson Police report a walk-in fridge was damaged. Tucson Fire Department Fire Investigations Unit determined the fire was intentionally set by an individual, and a suspect was caught on camera walking around the restaurant located at 135 S. 6th Ave.


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