Shelby County restaurant burns

December 16, 2013

A popular bar and restaurant in Shelby County was destroyed by fire Sunday night. The fire started behind the bar at 8 p.m. at the Long Branch Saloon and Bluebird restaurant on U.S. 52 in Morristown while the building was full of customers. Everybody escaped without injuries. The business has been owned by the same family for more than 40 years.