Diner 371, a popular, local gathering place in Anza, caught fire Wednesday, Nov. 9.
According to Cal Fire Chief Bill Lawe who was on the scene, firefighters were dispatched at 8:19 a.m.
“The fire caused heavy damage to the kitchen,” Lawe told the Anza Valley Outlook. “The fire was contained around 9:30 a.m.”
Under gusty wind conditions, eight fire personnel trucks were dispatched, including a water tender and paramedics.
The diner owners, the Kim family, had no comment at the time but two unidentified witnesses said they believed it was a grease fire but were not sure.
“The cause of the fire is under investigation,” Lawe said.
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