Newport News restaurant temporarily closed following overnight fire

Posted at 11:46 AM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 11:46:05-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A Newport News restaurant will be temporarily closed for repairs following an overnight fire, according to the Newport News Fire Department.

Fire officials said a fire was reported at Crown Fried Chicken, located at 11111 Jefferson Avenue, around 1 a.m. Friday morning.

The fire was reported under control in less than 20 minutes. Fire officials say the fire was a grease fire from a cooking operation, and was mainly confined to the hood system.

No injuries were reported.

This is a developing story.