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Grease fire suspected as cause of Golden Dragon blaze

 

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

IRONWOOD FIRE Marshal Brandon Snyder moves a fire truck ladder into position to fight a grease fire at the Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant in downtown Ironwood Wednesday afternoon. The fire damage was mostly contained to the restaurant's kitchen, while other parts of the building sustained smoke and water damage. For more photos of the fire see page 7.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - The dark smoke billowing out above downtown Ironwood Wednesday afternoon quickly drew a crowd to the area around the Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant as firefighters worked to put out the flames of what is believed to be an out-of-control grease fire.

The fire damage was largely contained to the building's kitchen area and a connecting roof vent, according to Ironwood Fire Marshal Brandon Snyder, with some other parts of the building sustaining some smoke and water damage.

The building didn't appear to sustain structural damage, acco...



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