Heavy smoke billows from the roof of Livingston Burger King.
Livingston Burger King Catches Fire for the Second Time, LIVINGSTON, May 11, 2020 - At approximately 11:35 am on May 11, 2020, the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to Livingston Burger King (1525 West Church St.) for a fire that started in the kitchen of the fast food restaurant. According to firemen at the scene, the fire originated in the kitchen ventilation system. A fire extinguisher system was activated for the chimney, but the fire had already spread to the area between the roof and the ceiling. Firemen attacked the blaze from the roof and from inside the restaurant. The fire was successfully extinguished but the building sustained heavy damage. The restaurant is once again closed. It is not yet known if the owner will want to rebuild a second time after a fire damaged the establishment just over two years ago in April of 2018. There were no injuries reported in this incident.
Evacuated employees watch from a safe distance as the smoke intensified.
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