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Restaurant fire forces evacuation of Tempe apartments

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A kitchen fire at a Tempe restaurant forced the evacuation of 60 people living above the restaurant Wednesday night. (Source: CBS 5 News) A kitchen fire at a Tempe restaurant forced the evacuation of 60 people living above the restaurant Wednesday night. (Source: CBS 5 News)
TEMPE, AZ (CBS5) -

A kitchen fire at a Tempe restaurant forced the evacuation of 60 people living above the restaurant Wednesday night.

The fire broke out at in the kitchen of the umami restaurant near Sixth Street and Mill Avenue, a Tempe Fire Department spokesman said.

The smoke from that fire drifted to the apartments and business suites on the second and third stories above the ground-floor restaurant.

The apartment residents were only out for about 45 minutes while fire crews cleared the scene.

No one was hurt.

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