Nfld. & Labrador

Fire at downtown St. John's restaurant India Gate

Downtown St. John's Indian restaurant India Gate was the scene of a fire Saturday afternoon.

St. John's Regional Fire gave all-clear at 4:30 p.m.

India Gate restaurant was struck by fire on Saturday afternoon. (Jeremy Eaton/CBC)

Downtown St. John's Indian restaurant India Gate was the scene of a fire on Saturday afternoon.

Crews arrived on the scene just before 4 p.m. Saturday, and Duckworth Street was closed from Prescott Street to Church Hill as the crews fought the smoke and flame. 

Firefighters were on the third floor of the building as smoke came from the upper windows.

At 4:30 p.m., St. John's Regional Fire Department gave the all clear the fire was under control.