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Fire ignites in basement, damages McDonald’s in Ramona – The San Diego Union-Tribune

RAMONA — A hearth broke out in a basement storage space of a McDonald’s restaurant in Ramona e…….

A hearth broke out in a basement storage space of a McDonald’s restaurant in Ramona early Wednesday and triggered in depth smoke damage to the constructing, a hearth official said.

The blaze was reported round 5:45 a.m. On the restaurant on Primary Road shut to Sixteenth Road. When hearth crews arrived, they noticed smoke coming from a rear door of the construction, said Cal Fire spokesman Frank LoCoco. Smoke and hearth have been found Contained in the eatery.

No clients have been Inside the restaurant On the time The hearth was found and All of the staff have been In a place to get out safely.

About 40 hearthfighters from a quantity of businesses, collectively with Poway, Santee, Ramona, San Diego Fire-Rescue and Cal Fire responded. It took crews about 35 minutes To place out The hearth.

Investigators from the sheriff’s bomb-arson unit are wanting into The rationale for The hearth, Which might have been electrical in nature. No damage estimate was immediately out there.

“There is A substantial quantity of smoke damage (to) this constructing,” LoCoco said. “We would have appreciated to do some rooftop air flow. It is going to require in depth repairs” earlier than the restaurant can reopen.