Cincinnati Zoo to reopen Tuesday after fire

Cincinnati Zoo to reopen Tuesday after fire

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is expected to reopen Tuesday after a fire caused $75,000 in damage Monday night, fire officials said.

Flames broke in a food smoker at the Safari Grill concession stand about 5:30 p.m., according to a zoo spokeswoman.

The zoo was already closed at the time.

Cincinnati firefighters said they brought the blaze under control in about 15 minutes.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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