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'Vampire Diaries' Set

DESTROYED by Fire

5/12/2012 4:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The "Vampire Diaries" set got a rude awakening Thursday morning when a fire ravaged the famous Mystic Grill facade and burned it to a crisp ... wreaking havoc to the tune of $200,000.

For those of you that don't watch the CW show ... the set is located in Covington, Georgia and doubles as Mystic Falls -- the supernatural town where Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder make sweet vampire love.

The Mystic Grill is the centerpiece of that town ... but in real life it is a law offices located in Covington Square park. On Thursday morning, those offices went up in flames when a truck smashed into an electrical pole behind the building.

The Covington Fire Department arrived on the scene early in the AM ... and according to the Newton Citizen, there was a lot of smoke damage to the building and the law offices were completely "gutted" by the blaze ... causing $200k worth of destruction. 

No hot people were injured ... production wrapped in early April.

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1.

Solaera    

WREAKING havoc, guys geez.

712 days ago
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cregis    

As an old geezer I think this town was where In the Heat of the Night was filmed?

712 days ago
3.

Brent Schmidt    

CW is still a network?

712 days ago
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Shami    

There's a Hollywood hating arsonist in Georgia.

712 days ago
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Leyla    

please tell me this isnt true :(

711 days ago
6.

Lavonne    

I love this show!!!

710 days ago
7.

Taylor    

I love how it says no hot people were injured XD

694 days ago
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ada    

First off, get over it! I feel bad for the law office because they have to pay for the reconstruction. The centerpiece of our town is not that stupid little building but our courthouse. We dont have to let this dumb show film here but we do. Over the years we have brought in enough money from other productions to survive with out this one I promise. Also, this building fire could have brought down more if the brave men and women of the covington fire department had not been there to stop it, and you people are worried about one stupid building ugh!!!!

693 days ago
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Olivia    

How horrible the mystic grill can't just set on fire. Whoeva did this should fess up and fix it :(

675 days ago

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