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Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Fundraiser for staff after Tune Inn bar fire

WASHINGTON — Friends of a popular Capitol Hill bar damaged by fire are coming together for a fundraiser to benefit the bar’s staff, who are out of work while the bar is repaired.

A fire in late June at the Tune Inn Restaurant caused approximately $75,000 to $100,000 in damage.

The fundraiser is being held at the American Legion post on D Street in Southeast from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday.

The event will include music, raffle prizes and the chance to buy Tune Inn memorabilia.

Tickets are $20.

The bar is expected to reopen in the fall.

By the Associated Press  |  07:50 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, The District, Updates

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