Swan Valley Café destroyed by fire, cause unknown
August 25, 2022
SWAN VALLEY – Swan Valley resident Barry Brubaker yelled at Swan Valley Centre owner Mike Smith to call the Fire Department.
"I was talking to someone on the business phone and I looked over and said, 'Gotta go. The Café is on fire,'" Smith said. "I hung up on them and called 9-1-1."
Smith said he saw two-foot flames were shooting out of the north door area which is where the walk-in cooler and freezer are on the north covered deck.
"To have flames that big shooting out of that area, it didn't take long to get in the attic," Smith said. "It was a horrible feeling. It was like how can I p...