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Fire claims SE Mo. town's only restaurant

(Source: Mike Mohundro) (Source: Mike Mohundro)
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MOREHOUSE, MO (KFVS) -

Fire crews started battling a business fire in Morehouse, Missouri early Sunday.

According to Scott County Rural Fire Department, the fire was at the business 'Thee Window' on Front Street.

There are no injuries, however the building is a total loss.

According to Morehouse Police Chief Jackie Hays, just before 4 a.m., crews responded the structure fire. After crews arrived, the building was shooting flames and soon became fully engulfed. 

The Morehouse Fire Department and Scott County Rural Fire Department fought the blaze. After 8 hours on scene, the fire was knocked out. The roof collapsed and remaining standing walls could fall at anytime.

Residents say Thee Window was the only restaurant in town. They served pizza and wings. It was also a packaged liquor store with billiards and other games inside. 

Residents say this building has been around for a long time and will be very missed.

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