Two Lexington firefighters injured battling restaurant fire

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Fire Department says two firefighters were injured battling a fire Saturday afternoon at a restaurant.

Firefighters say both firefighters were taken to the hospital to be treated for a heat-related injury, but both are expected to be okay.

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They say the fire broke out at Cheddars Scratch Kitchen off Man O’ War Blvd at 3:40 p.m.

The flames came mostly through the roof, but the exact cause is still under investigation, according to first responders.

A restaurant manager on the scene says there were four employees in the restaurant at the time, but no one was hurt.