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Firefighters battle blaze late Sunday at restaurant in York City

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch
Damage is evident to the rear of First Majestic Restaurant, 220 Roosevelt Ave., Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, after a fire occurred there late Sunday night. The blaze started in the ceiling of the restaurant, according to York City Fire Chief Chad Deardorff. Bill Kalina photo

A fire broke out late Sunday night at a restaurant in York City, causing $75,000 in damage, according to the York City Department of Fire and Rescue Services.

Firefighters arrived at 11:54 p.m. Sunday to extinguish the blaze at First Majestic Restaurant, 220 Roosevelt Ave. The fire was out by 12:38 a.m. Monday, and crews left by 1:45 a.m., York City Fire Chief Chad Deardorff said.

Firefighters work to extinguish flames at 220 Roosevelt Avenue.

The blaze started in the ceiling of the restaurant, and the chief said it took some time to access and extinguish the fire.

"Just getting to the bulk of the fire was a little challenging," he added. "It just took some time to find."

A window is boarded at First Majestic Restaurant, 220 Roosevelt Ave., Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, after a fire occurred there late Sunday night. The blaze started in the ceiling of the restaurant, according to York City Fire Chief Chad Deardorff. Bill Kalina photo

There were no injuries associated with the fire.

There was water and smoke damage throughout the building, in addition to minimal fire damage in one corner, according to the chief. Firefighters kept the fire confined to the single property, he said.

The cause of the blaze is currently undetermined and remains under investigation, Deardorff said.

— Reach Tina Locurto at tlocurto@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @tina_locurto.