PFD responds to early morning restaurant fire

PFD responds to early morning restaurant fire
Firefighters made entry into the restaurant through the east side of the building. (Source: Petal Fire Department)

PETAL, Miss. (WDAM) - Petal firefighters worked to put out a fire at a local restaurant early Thursday morning.

According to Petal Fire Department Chief Joe Hendry, firefighters responded to the fire at Yamato Japanese Steakhouse just before 3 a.m.

When crew members arrived, flames were seen coming from the drive-thru window.

When crew members arrived, flames were seen coming from the drive-thru window.
When crew members arrived, flames were seen coming from the drive-thru window. (Source: Vanessa Pacheco)

Firefighters made entry into the restaurant through the east side of the building.

Hendry says firefighters got the fire under control within 20 minutes.

“Chief Sims, Capt. Dye and their guys did a great job on this fire,” said Hendry.

The restaurant took moderate damage to the west side of the building.

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