Southington Seafood Restaurant Closed After “Devastating” Fire

A seafood restaurant in the Plantsville section of Southington will be closed until further notice after fire caused extensive damage during the blizzard.

Fire broke out at Close Harbour Seafood at 959 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike in the Plantsville section of Southington around 4:30 p.m. Monday, according to the fire department. Six fire engines and one ladder truck responded. [[289920551, C]]

According to the restaurant's website, Close Harbour Seafood is closed Mondays, so no one was there when flames broke out and no firefighters or civilians were hurt.

Then, around 1 a.m. on Tuesday, the fire started back up and firefighters rushed back to the scene.

The damage is bad, according to a post on the restaurant's Facebook page and it's not clear when they will be able to reopen.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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