RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond firefighters battled a 3-alarm fire at The Tobacco Company Restaurant Saturday morning.
Extra crews were called in due to the intense heat.
A restaurant employee was treated for smoke inhalation. That person is expected to make a full recovery.
The call for the fire on East Cary Street came in at 10:03 a.m. and the first crews were on scene by 10:06 a.m. When firefighters arrived, they found fire coming from the roof.
The fire was marked under control at 11:55 a.m. and crews believe it started in the kitchen.
In a Facebook post, The Tobacco Company Restaurant says it will be closed until further notice.
The owner of the restaurant issued a statement:
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