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Plank’s Bier Garten Catches Fire

Walker Evans Walker Evans Plank’s Bier Garten Catches Fire

A fire was reported early this morning at Plank’s Bier Garten at 888 South High Street at approximately 5:15 a.m. Firefighters battled the blaze quickly, and no one was reported to be hurt or present in the building at the time of the fire. Update: The restaurant is reporting that it plans to reopen sometime within […]

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Warehouse Containing Local Beer Distributor Burns in Overnight Fire

Walker Evans Walker Evans Warehouse Containing Local Beer Distributor Burns in Overnight Fire

The Dick Cold Storage warehouse located at 3080 Valleyview Drive burned down in an overnight fire. Local Columbus fire crews battled the blaze, and while there were no injuries reported, the building and its products are being called a complete loss. The warehouse owners sublet space to local businesses including craft beer company 17th Star Distributing, […]

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Italian Village Church Building to be Saved Following Fire

Walker Evans Walker Evans Italian Village Church Building to be Saved Following Fire

The structure at 285 East Fourth Avenue in Italian Village will be able to be saved, following a fire that broke out there on Saturday night. Owner and developer Joe Armeni said that after meeting with structural engineers and architects this morning, the building has been determined to still be in salvageable condition. “The fire […]

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Photos: Fire Chars Empty Italian Village Church Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Fire Chars Empty Italian Village Church Building

A fire broke out last night at an empty church building at 285 East 4th Avenue in Italian Village. The building is owned by neighborhood developer Joe Armeni, who told Columbus Underground last year about plans to renovate the building into eight condo units while filling in the surrounding lot with new townhome buildings. There’s no […]

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Ohio Deli Destroyed in Overnight Fire

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ohio Deli Destroyed in Overnight Fire

The Ohio Deli, a southside staple at 3444 South High Street, was damaged severely in an overnight fire. Local TV news stations reported that the cause is currently unknown, and that firefighters had trouble fighting the flames in the cold weather. Police and Fire crews were still on site at 9:45am this morning, assessing the damage. […]

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