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Demolition begins at Murphysboro restaurant


MURPHYSBORO (WSIL) -- It's out with the old and in with the new in Murphysboro.

Crews were busy cleaning up debris on Wednesday after demolition began of Sergio's Mexican Bar & Grill.

A fire severely damaged the building in the early morning hours of June 25, 2020.

Owner Sergio Mendez says construction will soon begin on a brand new restaurant. In the meantime, he plans to set up a food truck for to-go orders.

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Devin Kidd

Devin Kidd is the Assignment Manager at News 3 WSIL. He joined the team in February 2020. Devin graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2014. He recently spent several years in Orlando, FL while working at two different television stations before moving back home to southern Illinois to be closer to his family.

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