The East Meadow Fire Department responded Tuesday night to a fire at a restaurant on Hempstead Turnpike located across the roadway from Nassau University Medical Center, officials said.

The fire at 2230 Hempstead Tpke. was reported about 10:30 p.m., officials said.

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Hempstead Turnpike eastbound was closed to traffic in the vicinity of the fire, Nassau police said.

No information was immediately available concerning the extent of the fire.