(Updated at 12:30 p.m.) Arlington and Alexandria firefighters assisted their Fairfax County counterparts in battling a restaurant fire along Route 7 this morning.
Firefighters from several jurisdictions were dispatched shortly before 11:30 a.m. to Edy’s Chicken & Steak Restaurant, at 5240 Leesburg Pike, in a shopping plaza just across the Arlington border in Fairfax.
Fire was reported in the ductwork of the Peruvian rotisserie chicken eatery, complicating the firefighting efforts.
Employees were evacuated from the business. As of 12:30 p.m., the fire was out and no injuries were reported. Fire marshals are investigating the cause of the blaze.
— Fairfax Fire/Rescue (@ffxfirerescue) May 21, 2020