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Loafers Sports Bar and Grill fire caused around $1 million in damage

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Posted at 7:24 PM, Sep 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-04 19:24:48-04

CATONSVILLE, Md. — The fire that took place at the Loafers Sports Bar and Grill on August 30 in Catonsville remains under investigation.

RELATED: Catonsville restaurant severely damaged in 3-alarm fire

Baltimore County fire crews were dispatched to the restaurant just before 4 p.m. on Friday after a fire marshal saw smoke coming from the business. Fire crews found a heavy fire when they arrived.

Investigators determined that the fire started in an exterior wall surrounding the second-story staircase. The cause is still under investigation.

Investigators also say the damages are estimated to be about $1 million.

RELATED: Three firefighters treated for heat exhaustion at Loafers Sports Bar fire

Two career and one volunteer firefighter were treated for heat exhaustion as a result of the fire.