NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Restaurants in New Haven were evacuated Wednesday night as crews responded to a fire.

According to the New Haven Fire Department, crews responded to a small fire that had to be “chased around” at 167 Orange St. The restaurant received moderate damage.

Officials said smoke prevented locating the fire at first, however, it was eventually located in the rear of one of the smaller restaurants.

The fire became under control and no injuries were reported, the NHFD said. Officials said the New Haven Health Department was called to the scene to ensure it was safe before any of the affected areas were reopened.

Investigators are on the scene to determine the cause of the blaze.

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