Burger King fire in Plaça d'Espanya, Palma. | Ultima Hora

Dozens of local residents were forced to evacuate their homes on Tuesday night after a fire broke out in the kitchen at Burger King in in Plaça d’Espanya.

The fire started at around 23:30 and it took firefighters about an hour to douse the flames.

The gas supply to two buildings has been cut off as a precaution and an investigation is underway to determine what caused the fire.