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Ocala Waffle House temporarily closed after fire


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.

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