Fire Heavily Damages Sioux Rapids Restaurant-Lounge

Thu 10-11-2018

(Sioux Rapids)-- Fire has heavily damaged a restaurant in downtown Sioux Rapids.

Fire departments from Sioux Rapids, Rembrandt, Marathon, Webb and Storm Lake responded to the Wagon Wheel Restaurant and Lounge around 3:30 pm Wednesday. Upon arriving they found heavy smoke in the building. 

Firefighters were on the scene until about 8:00 pm last (Wed.) evening. The Sioux Rapids Fire Department was called back to the scene around 10:00 pm after the fire re-kindled.

It's believed the fire started in the kitchen, which sustained the heaviest fire damage. Smoke damage was reported throughout the rest of the building. 

No injuries were reported. 

There's been no word on a possible cause of the fire.