MODESTO — Modesto firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze at the Jack in the Box restaurant on Yosemite Avenue early Monday.
According to Alan Ernst, battalion chief for Modesto Regional Fire Authority, a call of a working structure fire came in at 1:53 a.m. Units from Modesto Regional, along with one from Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District, arrived at the restaurant, 1239 Yosemite Blvd., at 1:58 a.m. Fire was visible inside the restaurant.
Workers on scene told firefighters there was a blaze in the kitchen, spreading quickly. Fire crews had the fire out within 10 minutes, Ernst said in a news release.
The fire was contained to the kitchen area and no injuries were reported. Damages were estimated at $10,000. Cause of the fire remains under investigation.