Fire that damaged Cracker Barrel under construction determined to be accidental

The fire that damaged a Cracker Barrel under construction near Mayfield has been determined an accident.

The fire started around 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 11. No one was injured in the fire.

According to the State Fire Marshal’s office the fire was accidental and was started in a cardboard bin located by the front door. The bin contained construction debris.

The cause of the fire is still undetermined, but investigators believe the most likely cause was a floor finish material, which is highly flammable, was thrown into the bin that was the origin of the fire.

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