Well-Known Santa Ynez Restaurant Damaged, Closed By Kitchen Fire

Feb 21, 2018

A fire has forced the closure of a restaurant in the Santa Ynez Valley.

AJ Spurs is a large, well-known eatery established in 1989.

The fire broke out Tuesday afternoon around 4 p.m.

Passersby on Highway 246 in Buellton could see flames coming from the roof.

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department had several engines on scene.

Investigators say there was a kitchen fire, which activated sprinklers inside.

Damage has been reported to the kitchen, vents, and part of the structure.

The cause is under investigation. No injuries have been reported