Fire damages building along Watertown’s Highway 212

October 14, 2022
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–A Thursday afternoon fire damaged a building containing several businesses along Highway 212 in Watertown.

The fire call came in about 4:00 p.m. to a building that houses Labbie’s Sports Bar and Grill, Bruggeman Insurance and Roseabella Boutique.

The fire was contained to one corner of the building, and most of the fire damage was confined to the exterior of the building.

Watertown Fire Rescue says parts of the building also sustained light smoke damage and minor water damage.

They say several fire extinguishers were used by occupants of the building in attempt to put the flames out, prior to their arrival.

There were no injuries.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.