Bar employees report to work then report a fire

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Crews responded to a bar on Remount Road after smoke was seen coming from the building.

According to a NCFD spokesperson, the Caliente Bar and Grill was not yet open for business when workers noticed smoke around 10:30 a.m. and called 911.

"Firefighters have contained the fire to the back portion of the bar and it had been extinguished," said NCFD's Bianca Bourbeau.

The North Charleston and City of Charleston Fire Departments responded.

The cause of the fire is under investigation and Bourbeau said there have been no reported injuries.


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