West Lebanon Burger King closed indefinitely* after grease fire this afternoon sends one person to the hospital
*Update: The BK has reopened as of October 2017.
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A 33-year-old woman who was inside the West Lebanon Burger King when a grease fire broke out this afternoon has been treated for smoke inhalation, and Lebanon fire officials say the restaurant is closed indefinitely.
“Burger King will remain closed until further notice while the work to restore the fire protection systems and clean the area involved,” fire officials said in a news release.
The fire was reported about 1:25 p.m. The name of the injured woman, who was taken by ambulance to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for treatment, has not been released.
Northbound traffic on Route 12A in front of the restaurant was momentarily halted by police to make way for fire engines and an ambulance to enter the parking lot.
(FWIW, the closest BKs to the West Leb location are in Claremont, Rutland, Vt. and Plymouth, N.H. Yes, I did the research.)
See the full release below.