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Damage to Hamilton Mountain eatery estimated to be $1 million following late-night fire

Hamilton fire battling a late night blaze at a restaurant on Upper James Street Nov. 25, 2022. @HamiltonFireDep / Twitter

Hamilton fire says the roof of a restaurant on the Mountain collapsed amid an early morning blaze Friday.

Firefighters began dousing flames at the eatery on Upper James Street near the Lincoln M. Alexander Parkway around midnight.

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There were no injuries, with the building successfully evacuated minutes after the blaze started.

Overall damage to the structure is estimated to be in the $1 million range, according to Assistant Deputy Fire Chief Steve Welton.

The office of Ontario’s fire marshal has been notified of the incident.

A cause has not yet been determined.

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