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Ole' Hardwood, the South Loop's newest restaurant suffered "significant damage" according to a report from Chicago Breaking News. The restaurant at 1315 S. Wabash Ave. opened in late October. The third restaurant to open in that space in almost three years, Ole' Hardwood seemed to be attracting crowds and a regular clientele.
No Injuries Reported
According to Chicago Breaking News, the fire" broke out" at 4:45 a.m. The fire was put out quickly a little after 5:30 a.m. No injuries were reported and none of the surrounding buildings had to be evacuated.
As of this writing, there have been no updates to the restaurant's Web site or Facebook page.
UPDATE: Thursday 11:06 a.m.--According to the latest reports, the fire that damaged Ole' Hardwood restaurant is being called suspicious. Click here for the latest news.