Surf Rider restaurant in Poquoson damaged after two-alarm fire


POQUOSON, Va. (WAVY) — An early morning two-alarm fire damaged the Surf Rider restaurant in Poquoson Wednesday.

Officials say they responded to the restaurant on Rens Road just before 2:15 a.m.

Crews from Hampton Fire, York County Life and Safety, Newport News Marine Vessel and Langley were all called to assist in the fire.

Photos: Two-alarm fire at Poquoson restaurant

Poquoson fire officials said four boats that were moved during the fire sustained minimal damage. The fire was marked under control at 6 a.m., officials said.

The Poquoson Police Department posted on Facebook Wednesday morning asking members of the public to avoid the area around the restaurant “unless abosolutely necessary.”

Due to the unfortunate fire at Surf Rider restaurant last night, we are asking citizens to try to avoid the area of…

Posted by Poquoson Police Department on Wednesday, June 12, 2019

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Stay with for the latest developments.

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