Restaurant Fire in The Mid West Area

WHAT: Restaurant fire.

WHEN: January 12, 2023 at 11:12 p.m.

WHERE: 5930 Richmond Ave. 77057.

INJURIES: No reported injuries.

PROPERTY SAVED: $3,395,000 in estimated property saved.

DAMAGE: $5,000 in estimated damage.

CAUSE: Failure of equipment or heat source.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Firefighters arrived on scene within four minutes to find a small fire in a grease pit of a cooking area in a fast-food restaurant. They extinguished the fire with a dry chemical extinguisher and checked the roof for extension. No extension was found. The manager was advised they would not be able to cook or serve food and a health inspector was requested. Crews from Stations 2, 28, 83, 16, 60, 51, 24 and 57 responded to this incident.