Joe Pasta restaurant to reopen Friday, March 15

Firefighters on scene of the Feb. 26 fire at Joe Pasta

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) - A King Street restaurant damaged in a fire last month is expected to open next Friday.

Joe Pasta owner Harrison Edleson says they will reopen Friday, March 15 at 4:00 p.m.

On Feb. 26, a small fire damaged the restaurant{}that has been at the corner of King and John streets since 1998.

"While the fire was a definite setback, it's just another bump in the road on Joe Pasta's long lasting journey. We're working hard to reopen bigger, better, stronger than ever," said{} Edelson.{}