Merchants on Broadway catches fire

NFD crews worked to put out the flames on Saturday morning.
The fire started in the kitchen.
Published: Jan. 21, 2023 at 10:32 AM CST
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Crews with the Nashville Fire Department worked to extinguish a fire at a popular restaurant on Broadway Saturday morning.

Merchants, a three-floor restaurant located on the corner of Broadway and 4th Avenue, caught fire, and crews were dispatched at around 4 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Nashville Fire Department.

The fire reportedly started in the kitchen and extended into the vent system, causing the fire to spread through the building’s walls.

The fire has been extinguished, and there are no reports of injuries at this time.

Merchants Restaurant said in a Facebook update that it will take some time to clean up after the fire.

We experienced a fire in the early morning hours on January 21, 2023. The good news is that everyone is safe and nobody...

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