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      Grill starts fire at Genesee Twp. restaurant

      A fire in Genesee Township halted dinner service for a local restaurant.

      Genesee Township and Burton fire departments responded to the scene at Chip??s Supper Club on Richfield Road just before 6 p.m. Genesee Township Fire Chief Ray Sowa told NBC25 that an outdoor propane grill behind the restaurant caught fire and flames spread to a nearby fence and then to an unused walk-in freezer.

      Employees and patrons were evacuated from the restaurant. The restaurant suffered mostly smoke damage. No one was hurt.