ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE 4:00 AM 5/27/20: Overnight Moe’s BBQ updated their Facebook page saying they’re grateful for the Orange Beach Fire Department and community support. They will be closed for a time but they say they’ll “be rockin’ and rollin’ in no time.”
UPDATE: 11:59 p.m.: Orange Beach Fire Chief Mike Kimmerling tells News 5 everyone was able to get out safely.
Crews were called at 9:11 p.m. When they arrived, heavy flames were visible from the smoking unit. Firefigthers put it out within 15 to 20 minutes, according to Chief Kimmerling.
The structure sustained “extensive damage.”
The restaurant was closed at the time. Kimmerling says they may have been a few patrons still inside, but it was mainly staff cooking and preparing for the next day.
UPDATE 10:33 p.m.: News 5 viewer Jacob Wheat sent in the following videos of the fully involved fire at Moe’s Original BBQ in Orange Beach.
Moe’s Original BBQ in Orange Beach is on fire. The fire department says it is fully involved and it started at about 9:15 p.m. Tuesday.
News 5 viewer Josh Bodle sent in this video and photo.
News 5 viewer Alexis Flattmann sent us the video and pictures below.
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