Firefighters put out deep fryer fire at Magnolias

Magnolias (Source: Flickr)
Magnolias (Source: Flickr)

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Crews with the Charleston Fire Department extinguished a small fire in a deep fryer at Magnolias Restaurant on East Bay Street on Tuesday morning.

Fire spokesman Mark Ruppel said dispatchers received the call at 7:59 a.m. and crews arrived on scene and put the fire out quickly.

Ruppel said the scene was cleared by 9:45 a.m. but the fire did damage the restaurant's fire-suppression unit.  The restaurant will remain closed until it is repaired.

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