Historic Ripley restaurant suffers fire damage overnight

A historic Ripley restaurant suffered interior fire damage in the early hours of Thursday June 2nd.

Crums sandwich shop suffered damage to the interior and at least one exterior wall suffered damage.

Ripley Police and fire department personnel were on scene before 6 am on Wednesday.

The State Fire Marshal was on scene prior to 8 am.

No cause of fire or exact timeline has been established as of publication.

Crum’s has been a Tippah County landmark for several decades.

The extent of the damage and a possible time table for reopening isn’t known as of press time.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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