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Kitchen Fire Spreads Into Walls At Old Town Restaurant In Fort Collins

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(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – A two-story commercial building in Old Town in Fort Collins sustained fire and smoke damage from what started as a kitchen fire Sunday morning.

(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

According to Poudre Fire Authority, firefighters encountered heavy smoke when they arrived at Suehiro, a restaurant located at 223 Linden Street.

(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

(credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

“Upon further investigation firefighters found active fire in multiple walls and between floors of the building. Holes were cut in floors and walls to gain access to fire spreading within void spaces,” Poudre Fire Authority said in a statement. “After a lengthy attack firefighters were able to find and extinguish all hidden fire.”

Crews kept the fire from spreading to the building next door.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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