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Fire Damages Route 46 Restaurant in Fairfield

Fairfield Township (Essex)

Fairfield fire officials are investigating an early morning fire that damaged a restaurant on Route 46 on Sunday.

According to preliminary reports, fire ignited inside the Jose Tejas Restaurant located at 625 Route 46 West at approximately 9:45 a.m.

Crews arrived at the scene and found smoke coming from one of the exhaust handlers.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire in under a half hour with no injuries reported.

Firefighters were able to vent the establishment of smoke according to reports.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.