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Fire Damages a Kenosha County Tavern

July 31, 2020 7:40a; Updated at 9a 

(WGTD)---A Kenosha County tavern was heavily damaged by fire overnight.

Bristol House is located on Highway 50 west of 45. The call came in around one this morning.

Flames were seen shooting from the rear of the building where a deck is located. 

Firefighters who entered the tavern and restaurant had to back out because of the heavy fire.

According to the Kenosha County Sheriff's Dept., the bar had closed for the evening at 10.

The blaze is not believed to be suspicious, according to a department spokesman. The exact cause remains under investigation.

The westbound lanes of Highway 50 had to be shut down for a while.