A kitchen fire at the Burger King on North Carpenter Road on Wednesday morning injured no one but temporarily closed the restaurant.
Reports of smoke and flames coming from the roof of the fast-food eatery were made about 8 a.m. Modesto Fire Department crews arrived to see smoke coming from the roof, said Battalion Chief Jesse Nicasio.
The hood in the kitchen did its job, sucking the fire into the ventilation system and keeping it from spreading, said MFD spokeswoman Jessica Smart.
Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze quickly. A ladder truck gave firefighters roof access, and the department's drone was used to check for hot spots.
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The Health Department was called to the scene to determine what is needed to let the restaurant reopen, including what food may have to be discarded, Nicasio said.
The Burger King is at 1042 North Carpenter, just north of Kansas Avenue.