The Rosewood Kitchen in downtown Oceanside might have been spared a worse destiny when it caught fire early Sunday after a melted water line partially doused the flames, firefighters mentioned.

The constructing has vital smoke injury however was not badly burned, based on Fire Battalion Chief Jessamyn Specht.

The Oceanside Fire Division responded to the fire round 9:45 a.m. on Sunday and located the restaurant crammed with smoke all the way in which to the ground, Specht mentioned.

The fire burned in a wall between the kitchen and bar, Specht mentioned, and within the course of, melted a plastic quarter-inch water line that served the restaurant’s espresso machine. Water from the pipe sprayed on the fire, not sufficient to place it out, however sufficient to maintain it in verify.

The impact was just like what firefighters see in fires subdued by a sprinkler system, Specht mentioned.

“We didn’t need to spray a lot water,” Specht mentioned.

Fire crews ventilated the constructing and cleaned up the water. An investigator for the division remains to be trying into the reason for the fire.