Overnight fire damages Peoria Burger King

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A Peoria restaurant is damaged after a fire early this morning.

Crews responded to an alarm at the Burger King at 3129 N. University St. around 1:30 a.m. They arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the roof.

Once inside, firefighters found the fire inside a hood vent system over a grill. The fire was hard to get to because of the way the hood system was built.

The fire was contained to the hood system. Damage is estimated at $10,000.

The health department was notified and the business will reopen pending an inspection.

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