McDonald's near Lamar closes after fire

McDonald's near Lamar closes after fire

Update: McDonald's reopened at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, supervisor Rodrigo Ramirez said. 

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On Feb. 3, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Beaumont Fire and Rescue units responded to the McDonald's located at 3050 S MLK Pkwy, Beaumont Fire and Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson reported.

When firefighters arrived they found a fryer unit on fire. Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire and confine the fire damage to the fryer unit. The employees were able to evacuate the restaurant without any injuries.

The restaurant will be temporarily closed until cleared by the Beaumont Health Department.

- Beaumont Fire and Rescue