Fire Damages Egg Harbor Twp’s, NJ’s Touch Of Italy Restaurant
A fire at A Touch of Italy Restaurant in Egg Harbor Township caused the closure of the Black Horse Pike for a time late Monday and early Tuesday morning.
Fire companies from all over Egg Harbor Township responded to the two-alarm blaze a little before midnight. Crews were still on sight after 3 am Tuesday.
Firefighters from the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company said the fire started in an old freezer and caused primarily smoke damage to the restaurant.
A Touch of Italy, at 6629 Black Horse Pike, was opened in 1981 by the Palladino family.
The popular dining spot has a Facebook ad promoting its Easter Sunday dinner. It is not known how long the restaurant will be closed because of the fire.