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Fire Engulfs Burlington Kings Bowl

The bowling alley had been scheduled to open April 28.

The fire at Kings Burlington. Photo credit: @bill_travers
The fire at Kings Burlington. Photo credit: @bill_travers

A huge fire on Sunday engulfed the Burlington Kings Bowl, which had been scheduled to open in just weeks.

Firefighters responded to the two-alarm blaze shortly after 10 p.m. Parts of the structure collapsed, and firefighters were ordered out of the building at one point.

The main body of the fire was knocked down shortly after midnight.

The bowling alley and dining venue, located in the 3rd Ave development, was under construction and scheduled to open April 28. Kings was already getting involved in the community—it was scheduled to host the Burlington High School post-graduation party June 8.

Firefighters from Burlington, Woburn, Lexington, Wilmington, Reading, and Bedford—among other communities—helped fight the blaze.

Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce April 14, 2014 at 07:16 AM
@bacccf Our thoughts go to the terrific team @KingsBurlington. Even before opening, Bill Sheridan and entire team at Kings Bowl Burlington were proving to be exceptional community partners. Our wishes for a speedy rebuild.
Philip Christopher Arias April 14, 2014 at 03:03 PM
wow, hope everyone is okay. very sad.

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