Firefighters extinguish fire at Noodles & Company in east Lincoln
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Fire & Rescue extinguished an early morning fire at a restaurant in east-central Lincoln.
According to LFR, around 6 a.m. on Friday, crews responded to a fire at Noodles & Company, off 50th and O Streets. LFR said a passerby called emergency crews about the fire.
Firefighters said there was heavy smoke and fire when they arrived and crews forced entry through a glass door.
LFR Public Information Officer Nancy Crist said the fire in the restaurant was managed by the hood unit over a stove.
Crist explained that plastic bowls were sitting next to stove that caught on fire, however the stove was not left on.
The Health Department was called in to assist.
According to Crist, there is minimal damage inside the restaurant however there is no exact damage estimate yet.
Crist said the retail building is built with fire barriers which kept smoke and fire out of adjacent businesses.
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