Fireplace broken restaurant in West Edmonton

EDMONTON – Edmonton firefighters responded to a fire in a restaurant Sunday night.

At around 5:20 p.m. smoke was seen coming out of the roof openings of the Island Grill Restaurant at 15203 Stony Plain Road.

“I was there earlier, then I went and came back and saw the smoke, a lot of smoke,” said Warren Edwards, the owner of the restaurant.

The Edmonton fire responded quickly and found a working fire inside.

According to the emergency services on site, the fire broke out on the ground floor of the restaurant and had spread to the roof of the building.

“I don’t know how bad it’s going to be … I just have to stay strong,” Edwards said.

The fire was brought under control around 5:50 p.m.

The restaurant was closed at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported.

At around 6 p.m., the crews told CTV News Edmonton that fire investigators were looking for a cause.

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