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Paducah IHOP Suffers Major Structural Damage Due To Fire

Sarit Wuttisan
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The IHOP in Paducah suffered major structural damage due to a fire early Thursday morning. 

According to a release from the city, the Paducah Fire Department received a call at 4:23 a.m. Crews gained control of the fire by 7:50 a.m. but remained on the scene to monitor hot spots.

Two employees were inside at the time, but were able to escape unharmed and called 911.

The fire department said the fire started in the ceiling and roof line.

The cause is under investigation. 

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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