Long John Silvers in Cape Girardeau closed for day after kitchen fire

Cape Girardeau restaurant closed for the day after fire
Published: Dec. 26, 2017 at 8:21 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 27, 2017 at 8:34 AM CST
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - According to Cape Girardeau Fire Department Battalion Cheif Fred Vincel, fire crews were called out Tuesday afternoon to Long John's Silvers.

Vincel said there was a gas leak near a frying unit caused a small fire.

The facility was evacuated.

Fire crews said there was a little damage inside from the fire and that the restaurant is closed for the remainder of the day.

They hope to reopen at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, but it could be later. The Health Department has to do a walk-through.

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