Lake Tahoe, NV – Restaurant sprinkler system keeps kitchen fire in check; No injuries reported

The Fox & Hound on top of Kingsbury Grade in Stateline sustained some damage Tuesday after a fire broke out in the kitchen area. All patrons and employees were able to get out with no injuries.

According to Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District Fire Marshal Eric Guevin, the call came in just about noon on July 9.

Upon the fire department’s arrival, they found the restaurant’s sprinkler system had been activated and took care of the fire and they went into the attic and back of house to do an overhaul to make sure the fire had not spread.

At this time there is no cause determined and it is unknown when they will be able to reopen. Guevin said the damage was contained to the back of the house.

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