On July 3 at 8:25 pm, the Mount Pleasant Fire Department (MPFD) responded to a structure fire at Kuji Hibachi and Sushi, 5768 E. Pickard Rd.
Upon arrival crews observed smoke and flames emerging from the back of the structure. The fire began outside of the building, burned into a wall, and spread to the attic area. The restaurant was open at the time of the fire. All staff and customers were evacuated safely.
The building sustained moderate smoke damage and light structural damage to the rear corner and roof. The MPFD is investigating to determine the cause of the fire.
The MPFD was assisted by MMR, Shepherd Tri-Township Fire Department, and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Fire Department.