Fire does $300K damage to restaurant

Fire does $300K damage to restaurant
Firefighters responded at 3:20 a.m.

CRESWELL, Ore. - A fire did $300,000 in damage to a restaurant early Thursday morning.

South Lane County Fire and Rescue responded to a fire at TJ's restaurant, 305 East Oregon Ave., in Creswell at 3:20 a.m.

The first crews on scene found heavy smoke coming from the building. Firefighters were able to quickly bring the fire under control.

South Lane Fire said the restaurant suffered an estimated $300,000 in fire and smoke damage.

The fire appears to have started in the kitchen area of the property.

The Fire Marshal is still investigating, but South Lane said the cause appears to be accidental.