Crews battle fire at restaurant in Lyon Township

Scene of fire at Lyon Cantina in Lyon Township, Michigan.

SOUTH LYON, Mich. – Crews were battling a fire at a restaurant in Lyon Township on Tuesday morning.

The Lyon Township Fire Department says they’re assisting, along with the South Lyon Fire Department, on a structure fire at Lyon Cantina, a Mexican restaurant on Pontiac Trail and 9 Mile Road. The extent of the damage or cause of the fire is not currently known.

“First arriving units reported flames through the roof. Units were making an interior attack, however conditions worsened and crews were pulled from the building.”

Oakland County Sheriff’s office tell Local 4 that flames were spotted on the roof. Video from the scene shows smoke billowing from the roof.


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