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Biscotti's in Avondale to close at least Thurs. after fire
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Biscotti's in Avondale to close at least Thurs. after fire

Biscotti's in Avondale to close at least Thurs. after fire
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Someone with JFRD on scene of the fire at Biscotti's in Avondale on January 23, 2014

Biscotti's in Avondale to close at least Thurs. after fire

Cleaning up in Avondale this morning after a fire at a popular restaurant right on the neighborhood’s main drag will close it down for at least today and maybe longer.

Co-owner Karin Tucker says she got the call around 2 and that the fire was already out when she got here.

"It's not just about the fire, it's about the smoke. It's about the water damage," says Tucker.

The front of the restaurant appears more or less fine but it’s the kitchen area and offices that Tucker says got the worst of it.

"I'm just glad no one was here and that it didn't affect the buildings on either side of us."

She says they still don’t really know what caused it but she says she’s smiling this morning because in the end no one was hurt. Her message to Biscotti's faithful? Fear not.

"We will come back. We'll reopen in two or three days."

The cause of the fire is still being determined.

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