Fresno Gay Bar Destroyed in Fire

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com September 13 2010 11:15 AM ET

A fire destroyed a gay bar in Fresno, Calif., early Sunday morning, causing as much as $130,000 in damage.

The cause of the fire at the 40-year-old establishment, the Den, is unknown, KFSN News reports. No one was inside when the blaze began at approximately 6 a.m.

According to its website, the Den was a bear and leather bar. The owners have not said whether they will rebuild the bar or relocate.