Crews respond to fire at Zio's Italian Kitchen

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Emergency crews have responded to a fire at Zio's Italian Kitchen in south Springfield.

The restaurant is located at 1249 E Kingsley St. just off of National Avenue. Crews responded to the scene shortly before 9 p.m.

A manager tells KY3 the fire began in the kitchen and quickly spread. Several people inside the building were eating when the fire started, but were able to get out quickly. According to the manager, no one was hurt.

The fire department has cut off power to keep firefighters safe while crews battled the fire.

That Batallion Chief says crews will be here for a while just making sure there are not any hot spots, but says the restaurant will likely be closed for a couple days.