Zio’s Italian Restaurant in south Springfield was evacuated on Tuesday night after a fire broke out in the kitchen area.
The Springfield Fire Department had the fire out within 20 minutes of arriving on the scene. All employees were evacuated from the building and there were no injuries.
The fire was contained to the kitchen, but there is smoke damage throughout the structure.
The fire’s cause is under investigation.
(Headline photo from Fire Chief David Pennington’s Twitter feed.)