STURGIS, SD (CelebrityAccess) – An official investigation into the cause the September 8th fire at the Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis has determined that the fire was accidental.
According to KDLT News, South Dakota State Fire Marshal Director Paul Merriman and ATF St. Paul Field Division Special Agent in Charge James Modzelewski said that the conclusively determined that the fire orginated in the main part of the bar and was accidental in nature.
“The ATF National Response Team and our investigative partners have completed their assignments at the fire scene.Over the past five days investigators have taken countless photographs, inspected and examined artifacts recovered from the scene and conducted numerous interviews. The information developed was reviewed and analyzed to assist in determining the cause of the fire.”
Damage to the venue is estimated at approximately $10 million. – Staff Writers