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Fire Destroys Durham Nightclub

Posted April 12, 2008

— An early morning fire tore through the El Toro nightclub on South Hoover Road Saturday.

Firefighters said they were not able to save the one-story building, and the nightclub was a total loss.

The Bestheda Fire Department assisted Durham firefighters in fighting the blaze. Crews cleared the scene by 7 a.m.

No one was injured, and the business was closed when the fire broke out around 3 a.m., fire officials said.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known. Fire officials said they have not been able to get inside the building to start their investigation.


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