No one was hurt, but fire and smoke caused nearly $350,000 in damage to Dorsey's Pit Stop in Osage Beach in the early morning hours of Sunday, April 29.


No one was hurt, but fire and smoke caused nearly $350,000 in damage to Dorsey's Pit Stop in Osage Beach in the early morning hours of Sunday, April 29. According to a press release issued by the Osage Beach Fire Protection District, 23 personnel with 4 engines, 1 ladder truck and 3 chief officers responded to the restaurant on Alona Point. It took units 90 minutes to control the fire, which they contained to the kitchen, bar and storage area. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and is being investigated by the Osage Beach Fire Marshal.

At the time of the blaze, 8 employees were in the building, all escaped unharmed. Fire crews were on the scene for at least 4 hours until the fire was completely extinguished.

The Osage Beach Fire Protection District units were assisted by Lake Ozark Fire Protection District, Mid-County Fire Protection District, Camdenton Fire Department, Osage Beach Police,
Osage Beach Ambulance and Ameren UE.