Restaurant in Harkers Island total loss after fire

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HARKERS ISLAND, N.C. (WNCT) Officials said that a restaurant in Harkers Island is a total loss after a fire reported on July 5.

According to the Morehead City Fire-EMS Facebook page, crews were working in an active structure fire at the area of Island and Ferry Dock roads.

MCFD Engine 1, along with several other departments, answered a mutual Aid Call from Harkers Island Fire Rescue overnight for a fire in a commercial building.

Three firefighters from Engine 1 spent about three hours at the call, authorities said.

Units from Harkers Island Fire Department, Otway, Marshallberg, Beaufort, Morehead City, and Carteret County Fire Marshals office assisted with the fire at Captains Choice.

Authorities said the building received heavy damage.

Officials said the business is a total loss.

The fire is still under investigation.

Pictures from the Morehead City Fire-EMS

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