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Fire at Stafford County Burger King leads to investigation

Crews say they managed to get the fire under control in around 10 minutes.
Credit: Stafford County Fire and Rescue

STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. — Fire officials are investigating after a fire broke out at a Burger King in Stafford County, Virginia Friday morning.

Firefighters with the Stafford County Fire and Rescue responded to the fast food chain, located on Garrisonville Road in Stafford, around 8 a.m. after a report of a fire at the location. Around two minutes after the call, firefighters arrived at the scene to find smoke and fire coming from the vent on the roof of the restaurant.

Crews say they managed to get the fire under control in around 10 minutes.

According to the fire department, the fire was first discovered by a Burger King employee. At the time of the incident, there were four employees inside the restaurant, but no customers were there. Everyone inside the building was evacuated before the fire crews arrived.

No injuries were reported from the incident.

Stafford County units were assisted at the scene by Quantico Fire and Emergency Services. The fire is under investigation by the Stafford County Fire Marshal’s Office. 

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