Costa Azul Restaurant sustained damage to its roof after a late night fire Tuesday.
Photo: Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services
Photo: Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services

Gwinnett restaurant damaged in late night fire

A Gwinnett County restaurant was damaged in a late night fire, Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services said.

A fire crew responded to a 911 call about smoke coming from the Costa Azul Restaurant’s roof at 10:30 p.m. The smoke was “moderate” when first responders arrived to the building on Rockbridge Road in unincorporated Norcross. 

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Firefighters immediately entered the building to determine the source of the smoke. They found an active fire in a roof dormer above the restaurant’s front door and “quickly extinguished” it, a department spokesman said.

Nobody was inside the restaurant at the time of the fire and no firefighters were injured. The roof dormer was the only part of the restaurant damaged. A phone number for the restaurant could not be found.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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