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Cleveland firefighters battle blaze at historic building, popular restaurant in the Flats

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Posted at 10:01 AM, Oct 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-17 13:23:50-04

CLEVELAND — A popular venue on the east bank of the Flats caught fire early Saturday morning.

The fire happened at the building that houses the 1330 On The River restaurant, located at 1330 Old River Road, around 6:30 a.m.

Cleveland firefighters were able to knock down the fire, which was on the building’s deck, and keep it from spreading through the historic building.

The fire was brought under control shortly before 8 a.m.

One firefighter sustained a minor injury.

The cause of the fire hasn’t been determined.

The incident remains under investigation.

According to the National Register of Historic Places, the building dates back to around 1860 and is one of the oldest buildings in city.

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