About 40 people missed their dinners when a burning grease fire damaged a Frontier Pies restaurant and caused evacuation of the building Saturday evening.

Firefighters arrived at the restaurant at 735 W. North Temple to find the fire burning in the vents over the stove, said Salt Lake Fire Capt. Dan Andrus. The fire caused an estimated $10,000 damage to the building and kitchen equipment.Twelve employees also evacuated the building, said Andrus.