Friday, May 1, 2009
Jolly Rogue Fire, June 27, 1976
The Jolly Rogue restaurant fire on Sunday, June 27, 1976. 200 patrons and staff escaped injury from the fast moving fire that was reported at approximately 7:40 p.m. When the first engines \arrived on scene smoke and flames were pouring from the roof. Monterey, Seaside, Pacific Grove and Carmel Valley fire departments responded to the entrance of Monterey Wharf No. 2 Businesses also suffering damage were the Monterey Harbor Masters Office, Monterey Yacht Center, San Martin Wine Tasting Room and the Harvey Kilpatrick Insurance Company. Fire investigators first estimates were $500,000 in damages.