Fire erupted late Wednesday morning at a well-known Italian restaurant in Chagrin Falls, Fox 8’s Jack Shea reports.
As of 12:30 p.m., crews from Chagrin Falls and surrounding communities were still fighting the fire at Joey’s Italian Restaurant located at 44 North Main Street. Earlier flames have since been reduced to dark smoke.
According to neighboring workers with whom Fox 8 News spoke, restaurant employees say grease ignited into a fireball that quickly spread throughout the building.
Joey’s was not open at the time, and there are no initial reports of any injuries.
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