Wise County Messenger

Fire prompts restaurant evacuation


A popular Decatur eatery was evacuated Wednesday morning as a fire broke out in the establishment’s kitchen. According to Chris Mercer, a fire in the kitchen at the Whistle Stop Cafe, 904 Business U.S. 287, caused minimal damage. “When we arrived on scene, the restaurant was already evacuated,” Mercer said. “We found a small grease fire behind the stove. After […]

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