Fire Breaks Out at Clearwater Restaurant

A fire broke out at the Portofino Restaurant in the 1800 block of U.S. Highway 19 North early this morning./

According to Clearwater Fire Rescue, crews said there was heavy smoke pouring from the building when they arrived at 2 a.m.

It took firefighters about 35 minutes to get the fire knocked down.

There were about 40 firefighters on scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.

News Talk Florida Staff