BATTLE CREEK, MI (WNWN) - An early morning fire has caused extensive damage to a downtown Battle Creek sports bar. The fire call at the four story On Deck Bar and Grill came in shortly before 4:30 am Monday. Eventually the roof and a portion of the rear west wall collapsed in the blaze. Fire officials are still trying to determine a cause of the blaze.
The bar at 225 West Michigan Avenue was formerly known as the Sports Page. It closed in 2011, but reopened as On Deck Bar and Grill in April. It then closed for several months, but opened again in November.