PICKENS – The Cliffs’ Lakehouse Restaurant, located in the Keowee Vineyards community, was destroyed by fire on Monday. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has been asked to investigate.
According to Pickens County officials, neighbors reported the fire around 11:19 p.m. Monday. When fire crews arrived, they encountered heavy flames and smoke. Additional fire crews were called in to assist.
Altogether, five departments, 25 firefighters, and eight pieces of apparatus were needed to extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire has not been determined.