Golden Corral shut down after buffet warming unit causes fire

Fire crews responded to a fire at the Golden Corral on N. 27th Street early Thursday morning. 

Firefighters arrived around 5 a.m. to find visible flames and smoke inside the restaurant. The fire was put out in approximately 10 minutes. 

Fire officials said the flames originated in a buffet warming unit, and that a sprinkler system helped contain the fire to that area. 

Estimated damage is $50,000. 

The health department was called to investigate and the business is currently closed, fire officials said.



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