Update: Suspicious fire closes Suffolk McDonald’s, now ruled as arson

Posted at 11:00 PM, Aug 09, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-10 17:31:47-04

Update: The Suffolk Fire Marshal’s Office has now ruled last night’s fire as Arson. 

They say the restaurant re-opened earlier today.  

Officials are still investigating.

If you have any information about this case, please contact the Non-Emergency Dispatch Center at 925-1439.


Crews responded to a fire at the McDonald’s located at 601 N. Main Street on Thursday night.

The call came in at approximately 8:24 p.m.

Police say the fire was confined to a restroom and was quickly brought under control. 

There was minimal damage. The restaurant was evacuated due to heavy smoke and remains closed. 

No injuries were reported.  

This case remains under investigation. 

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.