A fire in the kitchen area of the Chicken Basket restaurant on Norbeck Road in Rockville caused several businesses to close, according to Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Pete Piringer. There were no injuries.
ICYMI (~10p 3/10) 4700blk Norbeck Rd, kitchen fire, involved duct work; Cause, accidental; Damage >$300K; no injuries https://t.co/dPeYx4n015
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) March 10, 2020
Around 10 p.m. Monday, an automatic alarm called MCFRS to the scene, and firefighters saw smoke in multiple locations. They found a fire in the vent and duct work of the kitchen area at Chicken Basket. There was also smoke coming from The Big Greek Cafe on Norbeck Road.
The cause of the fire is accidental, and damages cost more than $300,000.
In April 2019, there was a fire at the Chicken Basket on North Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg. There were no injuries.