Firefighters Battle Eveleth Bar Fire

By KBJR News 1

December 29, 2012 Updated Dec 29, 2012 at 8:51 PM CDT

Eveleth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Firefighters battled flames and smoke at an Eveleth Bar Saturday morning.

According to the Eveleth Fire Department, the fire started around 9 a.m. Saturday morning at Sleeves Sportsman Bar on Grant Avenue.

Firefighters were still battling the flames at 1:30 Saturday afternoon.

Nearby buildings were evacuated, however no one was hurt.

The bar owner called in the fire to which seven fire departments responded.

Fire officials say the bar suffered 'extensive damage.' Nearby restaurant, Snicker's Pizza, had minor smoke and water damage.

The cause of the fire has not been determined yet, but the State Fire Marshal is investigating.

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