Fire breaks out in kitchen of Bimini Boatyard restaurant

No injuries reported

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Firefighters were called to the Bimini boatyard around 11 a.m. Thursday after reports of a fire at Bimini Boatyard in Fort Lauderdale.

Heavy smoke was seen coming from the roof of the building at 1535 SE 17th St. as fire crews arrived.

Fire officials said the blaze started in the kitchen and spread to the hood system and ceiling of the building.

The fire was put out about 40 minutes after fire rescue arrived.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.

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