Crews knock down two-alarm fire at Hartford restaurant

(Lt. Raul Ortiz / Hartford Fire)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Crews knocked down a two-alarm fire at a restaurant in a strip mall in Hartford, Wednesday morning.

The fire broke out around 4:48 a.m. at a restaurant called Mar Y Tierra at 693 Park Street. While the fire was mostly in a back kitchen, it is causing a lot of smoke. The smoke initially extended through multiple store fronts. The fire was under control by 5:20 a.m.

Firefighters found no one inside the restaurant and there are no reports of injuries.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The road was closed while crews worked to put out the blaze.

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