Fire damages pier restaurant on Anna Maria

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Posted: Monday, September 30, 2013 10:56 am | Updated: 10:20 am, Mon Feb 10, 2014.

MANATEE COUNTY - An Anna Maria Island landmark is closed down after a fire broke out in the Rod and Reel Pier Restaurant Monday morning.

It happened around 9am. According to fire crews, the blaze started in the wall. It was quickly put out but the kitchen sustained a lot of water damage.

No one was hurt in the fire, but the restaurant will likely be closed until repairs can be made.

Crews are investigating to determine the cause.

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