Firefighters responded to the scene in Hanover Square in Horseheads Thursday night.
Around 7:20 p.m. a fire began in the kitchen of Julianna’a Brickwood BBQ in the back of the building.
The business next door, Jake’s Saloon suffered from smoke damage as well as a nearby barber shop.
Apartments above the businesses were evacuated and no injuries were reported.
Roads were blocked until local fire departments from Horseheads and the surrounding area were able to get the fire under control.
The fire is being investigated.
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