COLUMBIA, SC — An early morning fire at a Harbison-area restaurant has caused more than $300,000 in damages, officials say.
Firefighters with the Columbia Fire Department and the Irmo Fire District responded to a fire at McAlister’s Deli on Columbiana Drive around 5 a.m. Wednesday, department spokesman Brick Lewis said.
Fire and smoke could be seen from the roof of the deli as units arrived on the scene.
Damages are estimated at $350,000, he said. No one was injured in the incident.
Investigators determined the fire was caused by an electrical short from a commercial appliance, Lewis said.