JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Fire departments responded on Monday night to a restaurant in Punxsutawney after it caught fire.
According to Jefferson County emergency officials, a call about the fire at Smokin’ Petes BBQ came in at 7:08 p.m. No one was injured and the fire was under control by 7:47 p.m.
Details about the fire are limited at this time. Newsy, Central, Elk Run, Big Run, McCalmont and Perry Township fire departments all responded to get the fire under control.
US 119 was under lane restrictions for a short time between Wachob Road and SR 0436, but they have since been lifted.
Smokin Pete’s BBQ is located at 20459 Rte 119 South, Punxsutawney. The restaurant was formerly Pasquale’s Italian Deli.
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