CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Black Dog Smoke & Ale House was evacuated after one of its smokers had a fire in it.
Crews say they were called to the restaurant in downtown Champaign after sparks and flames came through a smoker’s flue pipe.
Fire officials say while the fire was not in the restaurant itself, everyone was evacuated as a precaution. No one was hurt and firefighters were able to extinguish everything within 10 minutes.
They say the restaurant is closed until the health department comes out and does an inspection.