Leipsic bar destroyed by fire
Saturday, July 27, 2013 4:50 AM
LEIPSIC - A Leipsic bar was declared a total loss after a fire early Saturday morning at the establishment on West Sugar St.According to a Sheriff's Office report, at 3:48 a.m. Saturday morning a passer-by alerted the Sheriff's Office of smoke coming from Petersen's Pub at 726 W. Sugar St. in Leipsic. A short time later a Leipsic police officer reported flames showing from the building.
The Leipsic Fire Department responded and received mutual aid from the Miller City and Ottawa FIre Departments. Leipsic was on the scene until 7:36 a.m. Leipsic and Putnam County EMS crews were also on the scene. No injuries were reported while fighting the fire.
The bar was declared a total loss by fire department officials. The cause of the fire has not been determined, but it does not appear to suspicious at this time.