Late night fire destroys Rockmart restaurant

January 9th, 2021 – 5:10 PM

Polk  Today –

According to a report from Polk Today: The Pizza Farm restaurant in Rockmart was destroyed by an overnight fire…

“A fire that broke out around 1 a.m. on Saturday morning has completely gutted a popular eatery in the Rockmart area.

The first call went out to firefighters for a response at 12:50 a.m. on Saturday morning, according to Rockmart Fire and Rescue’s Chief Todd Queen.

Queen said even though the restaurant lies in the county and not in the Rockmart city limits, his firefights automatically rendered aid alongside the Polk County Volunteer Fire Department.

The fire was bad enough that when officials first arrived and began battling the blaze, firefighters were forced back from an attack to defensive work to spray down the flame.

Three firefighters were treated on the scene for heat and physical exhaustion, Queen added.

State Fire Marshal will be brought into determine the exact cause at the start of the coming week, according to Polk County Public Safety Director Randy Lacey.

You can read more on this story at Polk Today’s Article linked here.

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