UPDATE: The restaurant was able to reopen for lunch on Saturday.
UPDATE: The Fultondale Fire Department says the damage was contained to the area around the oyster bar and the exhaust ductwork at the oyster bar. No one was injured and the cause of the fire is under investigation, according to the department.
There are reports of a fire inside Wintzell’s Oyster House in Fultondale. Fultondale Fire Department is on scene. The extent of the damage is unknown at this point. Early reports from customers indicate the fire started near the oyster bar.