Mr. McGill's and DePalma's Pizza in Schuyler burn in overnight fire

Schuyler, N.Y. (WKTV) - Multiple crews are still on the scene of a massive fire at Mr. McGill's Restaurant and Bar on Route 5 in Schuyler putting out hot spots.

Representatives with Herkimer County Office of Emergency Services closed State Route 5 between Wood Lane and the Utica line, while crews battled the fire. It has since reopened.

Reports for the fire came in around 4 a.m. Monday morning. When crews arrived the building was fully engulfed in flames. DePalma's Pizzeria was also enguled in flames.

Crews worked to fight the intense fire while also battling the freezing weather conditions.

Mr. McGill's has been in business for a number of years featuring special events and live music on a weekly basis.

The building is a total loss. Herkimer County Cause and Orgin are on the scene trying to determine the cause.

Crews responding include Schuyler, Frankfort, Frankfort Center, Mohawk, Deerfield, Herkimer County Cause and Orgin and Herkimer County Office of Emergency Services. No injuries were reported.


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