|Flames From Flames Restaurant|
Photo Credit: Craig Rose @fullfirstalarm
IA ROC: Heavy smoke showing, going defensive, requesting 2nd alarm.
IA 0623: - Report of structure fire from employee walk-in to fire station few hundred feet away. escalated to four-alarm response
ROC: - Workers were preparing to open the restaurant around 6:20 a.m. when the fire broke out in the kitchen area, full loss with extensive damage and multiple sections of roof collapse, under control about 8:10 a.m. No injuries
Cause: Under investigation blaze apparently began in the kitchen, investigators have not yet determined the exact cause.
Notes: 75 firefighters on scene, Flames has several coffee shops in San Jose area.