B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue Riverside Obliterated In Fire

It's the second restaurant for Owners Bryan and Nikki Furman to go up in flames in recent years.

Award-winning barbecue joint B’s Cracklin’ went up in flames around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to Channel 2 Action News.

Firefighters extinguished the fire around 6 a.m. and no injuries have been reported.

The cause of the of the fire is still being determined.

B’s Cracklin’, at 2061 Main St NW in the Riverside neighborhood of Atlanta, will be “closed until further notice,” according to the restaurant’s Facebook page.

Owners Bryan and Nikki Furman have vowed to rebuild the restaurant.

It’s the second restaurant the Furmans have lost to a fire in recent years.

They opened the Riverside restaurant in 2016 after the original Savannah location was also destroyed by a fire.

Click here to watch Channel 2’s coverage in its entirety.

B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue - Fire
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Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak (CJS) is the Founder of What Now Atlanta (WNA). He was featured in The New York Times, Creative Loafing's "20 People to Watch," named "Lifestyle Blogger You Need To Know" by Rolling Out Magazine and highlighted as Atlanta's Metropolitan Male in fashion magazine, 944. WNA has been named "Best of Atlanta" by Creative Loafing, and Atlanta and Jezebel Magazines.

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