Crews responded to a two-alarm fire at a fine Italian restaurant in Nashville.
According firefighters, Mario's, located at 2005 Broadway, caught fire around 12:45 p.m. Officers shut down 21st Avenue as crews worked to completely put out the flames, which could be seen shooting through the roof.
The inferno quickly gained an audience, and witnesses said that Mario's looked like a complete loss.
Mario's has been vacant since 2006, and no one was in the restaurant Tuesday at the time of the fire.
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