MBFD Fights Blaze in Old Elevator Shaft

Morro Bay Fire Department at work

Written by Estero Bay News

August 12, 2021

The Morro Bay Fire Department battled a fire July 24 at The Libertine Pub in the 800 block of Embarcadero, according to a department tweet. MBFD said the fire was reported at 10:42 a.m. was located at the bottom of an abandoned elevator shaft at the 2-story restaurant.

Morro Bay Fire vents the roof
A Morro Bay firefighter uses a rescue saw and two firefighters
prepare to vent the roof to release heat and smoke. All photos courtesy Morro Bay Fire Department

Firefighters made quick work of the blaze but had the Embarcadero tied up for some 2 hours. No injuries were reported. 

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