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One Dead in Bar Fire

Officials say there is an ongoing investigation after a fatal fire at a bar in Somerset County Wednesday morning.

The fire sparked at Walat’s Bar on Lincoln Highway in Jenner Township around 6 a.m.

Somerset County Coroner Wallace Miller says fire was fatal but provided no further details.

Deputy Fire Chief of Jennerstown Volunteer Fire Department Mike Novak says it was a working fire through the roof when they got to the scene.

Novak says 15 fire companies had to help, a lot of the companies had to supply tankers.

A fire marshal was on the scene. The investigation continues.

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