Major fire destroys popular Unicoi drive-in restaurant


A major fire overnight completely destroyed a long-time popular drive-in in the Town of Unicoi.

According to Sheriff Mike Hensley crews were called about to the scene at Clarence's Drive-In on Unicoi Drive around 11 p.m. Tuesday night.

Hensley says the restaurant was closed at the time. The building is considered a complete loss.

Sheriff Hensley told News 5 that the fire began near the counter of the restaurant.

Investigators will be on scene Wednesday to try to determine the cause.

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