Crews called to kitchen fire at Red Lobster in Boardman

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BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Red Lobster spokesperson confirmed Wednesday that the restaurant plans to reopen for dinner following a kitchen fire.

Nicole Bott said the health department inspected the restaurant Wednesday morning and gave them the go-ahead to open. She said they expect to be open for dinner service at 6 p.m. 

Crews were called to the restaurant on Boardman Poland Road about 2:30 a.m. after the fire alarm went off. 

Firefighters found a small fire in the kitchen and were able to put it out quickly. 

Debris from the fire could be seen outside of the building by a back door. 

The damage was minimal. Officials at the Boardman Fire Department said they don’t know yet what caused the fire. 

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