Rafferty’s fire started by discarded cigarette butt, says fire dept.

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GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Greenville Fire Department says the fire at Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar on Congaree Rd. was started by an employee’s discarded cigarette butt.

The fire broke out at about 5:40 p.m. on September 23.

There was extensive damage to the back of the restaurant.

Greenville Police Department Public Affairs Manager Donnie Porter said there were active flames when they arrived on scene. He said the flames were primarily in the kitchen area of the restaurant. 

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