Earlier Saturday night, a fire broke out in a well-known Chinese food restaurant in New Cassel, New York. First responders rushed quickly to 851 Prospect Avenue in Westbury, New York, which is home to the China King Kitchen. The business is a popular restaurant in the New Cassel area. The fire damaged the interior of the commercial building and part of the exterior of the building as fire crews worked to extinguish the flames just after 9 p.m.
Many residents in the neighborhood commented that the restaurant was a popular part of the community and that they were saddened to see it damaged.
Fire officials have not yet determined the cause of the fire.