RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The McDonald’s in the 2800 block of Wake Forest Road closed after a fryer caught fire shortly before noon Thursday.

The Raleigh Fire Department responded to the business around 11:45 a.m. People inside the restaurant were evacuated.

The fire was extinguished as soon as firefighters got there, the department said.

Firefighters helped air out the restaurant.

By Friday morning, the McDonald’s had reopened.