FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Things got a little hot the popular Bimini Boatyard Bar & Grill during the lunch service.
Ft. Lauderdale Fire Rescue said they originally got a call about a boat on fire behind the restaurant at 1535 SE 17th Street. While en route to the call, multiple calls were received stating that the fire was in the restaurant’s kitchen.READ MORE: NW Miami-Dade Hit & Run Crash, One Dead, Six Injured
When units arrived they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the exhaust pipes on the roof. Fire officials said the fire, which had started in the kitchen, got into the ventilation system. The restaurant was evacuated.
A second fire unit was requested and firefighters were able to put out the flames.READ MORE: Formula 1 Racing Coming to Miami Gardens, Some Residents Aren't Happy About It
No injuries were reported.
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