Arson suspected in Silverthorne restaurant fire |

Arson suspected in Silverthorne restaurant fire

SILVERTHORNE, Colorado ” Authorities say a suspected arson fire caused an estimated $50,000 in damage to a Silverthorne restaurant, but no injuries were reported.

The fire in the China Gourmet was spotted at about 4 a.m. Tuesday.

Police and Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue say they believe the fire was deliberately set. No details have been released.

The cause is still under investigation. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has been asked to help.

Authorities say the interior of the log building suffered heavy heat and smoke damage, but no damage to the exterior is visible.

Silverthorne is about 60 miles west of Denver.

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