City of Tallahassee, FL

01/21/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/21/2021 14:41

Tallahassee Fire Department Responds to Restaurant Fire

January 21, 2021

Today, Jan. 21, at approximately 10:50 a.m., the Tallahassee Fire Department (TFD) responded to a report of fire at Burger King on Park Avenue. Upon arrival, crews found smoke coming from the ceiling and worked to get the fire under control quickly.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, with an estimated damage amount of $250,000. The restaurant reopening time is currently unknown.

TFD is committed to protecting the community through prevention, preparation and protection. For more information about TFD, including fire safety tips, visit or connect with the department via its Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

Contact Information

Sarah Cooksey, TFD Engineer and Public Information Liaison, (850) 508-0730