Broome County emergency communications officials say the Broome County Health Department will have to give the all-clear before a popular pizza parlor on the Vestal Parkway will be able to open for business.
Fire was reported in an office area of Nirchi's Pizza at 3926 Vestal Parkway East at around 7:42 a.m. April 4.
While the blaze was put out within minutes using a fire extinguisher, smoke was reported throughout the restaurant.
Officials say due to the smoke, health inspectors will have to examine the scene and clear the restaurant to open. There was no information on how long that might take.
There were no injuries.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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