Small Fire Hits Cincinnati Zoo; No Humans, Animals Hurt


CINCINNATI (AP) — A small fire in a concession stand at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens caused thousands of dollars in damage, but no humans or animals have been injured.

Fire department officials say the blaze broke out shortly after the zoo closed Monday evening. It started in a food smoker at the Safari Grill restaurant.

Firefighters controlled the flames in about 15 minutes. The cost of the damage was estimated at $75,000.

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