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Wednesday morning fire damages Olive Garden


The Olive Garden was temporarily closed Wednesday after a fire in the kitchen.

The fire was reported around 6:50 a.m. at the restaurant on North McPherson Church Road.

When firefighters arrived they saw smoke showing from the roof. They found a fire in the kitchen that had extended to the roof, the Fayetteville Fire Department said in a release.

Damage was estimated at $8,000.

A sign on the restaurant doors said, “Due to circumstances beyond our control the Olive Garden of Fayetteville will not be open today.’’

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