Home / Public safety / Ocala Waffle House temporarily closed after fire

Ocala Waffle House temporarily closed after fire

By

Five diners and six employees in the Waffle House at 3871 SW College Road in Ocala were evacuated Tuesday morning after a grill caught fire.

There were no reported injuries.

According to Captain Ed Raulerson, Ocala Fire Rescue responded at 10:55 a.m. to extinguish the small fire.

After cleanup is completed, health department officials will determine when the restaurant can reopen.

About Casey Christ

Casey is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

Check Also

Elite Towing of Gainesville pulls a car out of Lake Santa Fe in Melrose, Fla. Wednesday, August 23, 2016.  Alachua County Sheriff's Office found Joel Costantino, 68, of Melrose, dead in the vehicle after receiving a call about the submerged vehicle early in the morning. (Patricia Ochoa/WUFT News).

Melrose Man Found Dead In Lake Santa Fe

A Melrose man was found dead in a submerged vehicle in Lake Santa Fe this morning.