Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Life is Never Dull

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Fire officials say a fire that started on the grill of the Golden Ox restaurant in West Bottoms early Monday evening spread up the exhaust system. Firefighters were called to the popular steak restaurant located at 1600 Genessee around 5:25 p.m. Smoke was billowing from the building next door at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange before firefighters arrived.The fire was brought under control quickly with the vent’s internal fire protection system and the Kansas City’s fire department. There were no injuries.The fire was confined to the exhaust system over the restaurant’s three charcoal grills which exits in the roof area of a one-story section on the west side of the Livestock Exchange building. There was no structure or fire damage to the Livestock Exchange building or the restaurant’s historic interior.The Golden Ox, which was built in 1909, did receive some interior smoke damage. One of the owners said that the restaurant would reopen in a few days following fire department and health officials’ inspections.

Reason this is on my blog? This is the building I work in.

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