A Monday evening fire blamed on a neon sign caused minor damage to Danville’s Western Sizzlin restaurant.
It was shortly after 8 p.m. when crews responded to the eatery on Riverside Drive to find a small amount of smoke inside, the Danville Fire Department reported in a news release.
The building was evacuated while firefighters searched for the blaze.
Crews discovered a fire on the roof that had extended inside. Firefighters cut a hole in the roof to put out the flames. By about 8:45 p.m. the fire was under control, the news release reported.
The restaurant suffered minor smoke and fire damage. The Danville Fire Department stayed on scene for about an hour and a half.
There were no injuries reported.
After an investigation, the cause was determined to be an electrical shorted-out neon tube/sign, the release stated.