Martin’s BBQ Joint, 55 South and the Salty Goat were evacuated Tuesday night after a fire broke out in one of the kitchens. There were no injuries or structural damage to the building. “The sprinkler system did it’s job – that’s what we have sprinklers in buildings for,” said Spring Hill Fire Chief Terry Hood.… Continue Reading »
A fire struck the Sushi JOOA restaurant at 198 E. 29th St. on Tuesday night, although the sprinkler system doused the flames before they threatened adjacent businesses in the Palmer Gardens shopping center.
A Lexington Avenue restaurant’s sprinkler system kept an early Wednesday morning fire in check until firefighters arrived and extinguished it, officials said. Firefighters found smoke coming from Ya Hala restaurant on Lexington Avenue upon arrival at 4:39 a.m., said Deputy Chief Frank Prezioso Firefighters investigated a hissing sound at first believing it to be a gas leak, Prezioso said.… Continue Reading »
A smoky dumpster fire at Cheddar’s Saturday temporarily closed the Millcreek Township restaurant. Smoke poured out of the loading dock area of the Interchange Road business. A sprinkler extinguished most of the smoke, according to firefighters. Kearsarge and West Ridge firefighters cleared the scene within an hour. … Continue Reading »
Des Moines fire captain Randy Jones said the grease fire began once a hot pan was transferred from a stovetop to a sink. Sprinklers installed in the ceiling put out the flames, but the eatery, located at 310 Court Ave., had to be evacuated and closed for the day — about three hours earlier than usual.… Continue Reading »
Merchants in downtown Nashville is indefinitely closed due to a fire on Thursday morning. The Nashville Fire Department responded to the Broadway establishment during the 8 a.m. hour to put out the fire. The owners of Merchants said there was a small fire on the third floor kitchen caused by a smoker.… Continue Reading »