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Fuji Japanese Steakhouse, 4292 Prospect Drive, was closed down by the Macon County Health Department on Friday. 

DECATUR — The Macon County Health Department closed down Fuji Japanese Steakhouse following an inspection on Friday. A notice of closure was placed on the door of the restaurant. 

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Fuji Japanese Steakhouse had a notice of closure following a Friday inspection by the Macon County Health Department.

The restaurant, 4292 Prospect Drive on Decatur's north side, was closed Saturday (today) and will be closed today (Sunday) as well, according to an employee at the restaurant who answered the phone. The restaurant did not wish to further comment.

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An Nov. 12 invoice was taped to the door of the restaurant from the pest elimination company Ecolab. It shows cockroach/rodent and large fly elimination programs were performed. It also noted "yes" to "Sanitation issues that could cause pest problems," but that no pest activity was found at the time of the service.

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This invoice was taped to the door of the Fuji Japanese Steakhouse. It shows cockroach/rodent and large fly elimination programs were performed. The restaurant was closed down by the Macon County Health Department on Friday. 

According to the Macon County Food Sanitation Ordinance, a score of 84 or below requires a re-inspection within 30 days. A score of 60 or below is automatic closure.

Check out the latest Macon County restaurant inspection scores, Dec. 14-20

The Herald & Review has filed a request for the health inspection records of the restaurant under the Freedom of Information Act for more information. Macon County Health Department officials were unavailable for comment Saturday because the office was closed.

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Contact Claire Hettinger at (217) 421-6985. Follow her on Twitter: @ClaireHettinger

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Public Safety Reporter

Public safety reporter for the Herald & Review.

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