“It was a very minor fire,” Stage said this morning. “It came out of the pit a little bit and went up the ceiling. The sprinklers came on.”
It happened at about 5:30 a.m. November 25, 2018, he said. No one was in the restaurant at the time and no one was injured.
Stage said he plans to reopen soon – perhaps by this weekend. Stage said the exhaust system at the restaurant had to be rebuilt before reopening. “We can’t get gas until we complete that project,” he said.
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The original Dinosaur opened in Syracuse 30 years ago. Today it has eight locations. This fall, Stage bought a majority of the company back from Soros Strategic Partners.