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Maplewood Firefighters Battle Fire Inside Burger King

By rlsmetro on

Maplewood firefighters battle a fire that ignited inside a business in the Township Saturday morning.

According to preliminary reports from officials, firefighters were called to the Burger King located at 1833 Springfield Avenue after receiving calls of a fire inside the business at around 9:12 a.m.

Crews arrived and found heavy smoke coming from the establishment where officials struck a second alarm for manpower.

Firefighters were able to locate the seat of the fire that eventually spread to the cockloft of the building according to reports.

CRews brought the flames under control in under an hour with at least one firefighter receiving medical assistance for an unknown illness.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

**IMAGE CREDIT:** Erin Scherzer