Popcorn Machine Fire Closes AMC Theater in Mountainside

A fire that ignited a popcorn machine at a Union County movie theater had fire officials close the establishment Monday night.

Firefighters swiftly extinguished the small it ordered the movie theater closed until fire and health officials deem the business safe to continue serving the public after their inspection.

Store officials believe that AMC will reopen Wednesday.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.