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Backroom Steak House Burns To Ground

A small steak house in the Peardale area just east of Grass Valley  on Highway 174 burned to the ground early Tuesday morning. Shortly after midnight calls began coming into the Chicago Park Peardale Fire Department. Chief Jim Bierwagen says the building was fully involved when they arrived a short time later.
Click here to listen to Chief Jim Bierwagen

backroom3Bierwagen says the building was a total loss when they saw the roof was already in flames.
Click here to listen to Chief Jim Bierwagen

backroom2It took fire fighters approximately 30 minutes to bring the blaze under control.
According to the Chief the business had been closed for a while but recently changed hands.
Click here to listen to Chief Jim Bierwagen

Tbackroom1he cause of the fire has yet to be determined. Bierwagen was waiting for the property owners and fire investigators to arrive so they could get permission to begin the investigation.

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