Flames tear through Centre County restaurant

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CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Centre County restaurant was heavily damaged in a fire Sunday night after flames tore through multiple levels.

Kelly’s Diner in Boggs Township caught fire Sunday after officials report that it started in the basement and tore through the first floor leaving both levels at a complete loss. No injuries were reported.

First responders were dispatched to 850 S. Eagle Valley Road around 9:25 p.m., finding the blaze and heavy smoke when they arrived. It reportedly took over an hour, and seven fire departments to get things under control.

Kelly’s Diner in Boggs Township the morning after it caught on fire. The building has been ruled a complete loss.

The fire started approximately 45 minutes after the diner had closed for the night.

A state police fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire, which started in the basement. Citizen’s Hook and Ladder, Port Matilda, Snow Show, Undine, Logan, Howard and Pleasant Gap fire companies responded to the fire.

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