A fire at the On The Border restaurant at Loop 323 and South Broadway Avenue this morning was contained quickly, Tyler Fire Marshal Paul Findlay said.
The initial call was received around 10 a.m. Arriving units reported smoke conditions upon arrival and a second alarm was called. Eight fire department units were dispatched. Initial reports indicate that the fire originated in the kitchen area, near the vent hood. While the fire has been contained, firefighters are currently working to ensure the fire has been completely extinguished.
Investigators with the Smith County health department are en route. Further details will be posted as they become available.