City of Tallahassee, FL

09/16/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/16/2021 15:22

TFD Responds to Restaurant Fire

September 16, 2021

Today, Sept. 16, at 2:47 p.m., the Tallahassee Fire Department (TFD) was dispatched to a commercial building fire in the 1700 block of Apalachee Parkway.

Units arrived on scene within five minutes and reported smoke coming from the front of a restaurant and the roof. TFD crews made entry and extinguished the fire.

Everyone was out upon TFD's arrival, and there were no reported injuries. The fire was contained to the kitchen and did not impact any of the surrounding businesses. The business was closed temporarily due to fire damage.

TFD was assisted on scene by Tallahassee Police Department, City of Tallahassee Utilities and Leon County EMS.

For more information about TFD, including kitchen fire safety tips, visit or connect with the department via its Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

Contact Information

Sarah Cooksey, Staff Lieutenant/Public Information Officer, 850-508-0730