Investigators: Destructive fire at Greeley restaurant is arson

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GREELEY, Colo.  — Investigators said an early-morning fire Tuesday at the Country Inn Restaurant in Greeley was intentionally set.

The two alarm fire at 1915 Eighth Ave. started around 3 a.m.

There was no one inside the building at the time and no firefighters were hurt while they worked to extinguish the fire.

The business has $175,000 worth of damage, officials said.

Investigators request assistance from the public in solving the crime. Anyone with information can call the arson hotline at 1-877-892-7766.