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Investigation continues into 2012 Sewickley restaurant fire

| Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

A fire in June 2012 at Marino's Italian Kitchen in Sewickley remains under investigation.

The Allegheny County fire marshal's office continues to investigate an early-morning June 10 fire at the restaurant, located at 616 Beaver St., Cochran Hose Company fire Chief Jeff Neff said.

“It's good that they still are looking into it,” he said.

Allegheny County Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Don Brooker could not be reached for comment.

The fire began at about 3:40 a.m. that morning in an addition in the back that houses refrigerators, freezers and an office.

Crews contained the fire to the back of the building, but the business had extensive smoke and soot damage. The business remains closed. No employees were inside when fire crews responded, Neff said.

Bobby Cherry is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-324-1408 or rcherry@tribweb.com.

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