Chicagoland Brewery Temporarily Shut Down from Fire

Posted: 7/28/2014

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Orland Park, IL -- The Granite City Food and Brewery in Orland Park, IL closed for a night after a Friday afternoon fire.

Firefighters and restaurant owners are thanking the fire sprinklers for mitigating the fire damage and containing the fire.  Fire crews are crediting the sprinkler system for preventing significant damage.

Firefighters arrived on scene at 4pm.  Smoke was found in the brewing room where a small fire was being contained with the help of two sprinkler heads.  The fire was controlled and contained by the sprinkler system far away from the kitchen and dining area.  The restauarant was able to reopen within 24 hours of the fire.

No one was injured.

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