Sunday, February 12, 2006

Landmark lost in fire

Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise

(Above) Sean Palumbo (from left to right), LaBelle-Fannett Volunteer Fire Department Chief Charles Sonnier and restaurant owner Kirt Gentile discuss the restaurant fire at Mae's Fish Camp Restaurant (background) near Fannett on Friday, Feb. 10, 2006. Junior firefighter Sean Palumbo, 16, crawled under the burning building to rescue nine puppies.

The entry to Mae's Fish Camp Restaurant shows the extent of fire damage at the restaurant near Fannett.

The entire kitchen area is destroyed at Mae's Fish Camp Restaurant near Fannett. The family will continue catering services until a new restaurant is built.

Please read the story by Beth Gallaspy.

1 comment:

Angie said...

Very sad to hear what happened. Was in Beaumont last week visiting family and drove by on the way back from the beach. It had been at least 10 years since I was last in Mae's. Had some very good memories of the place with my dad and Uncle Richard.