The vacant Carrows Restaurant on Kettleman Lane in Lodi caught fire early Wednesday morning.
At approximately 12:02 a.m., Lodi firefighters were called out to the former eatery at 612 Kettleman Lane just off of Highway 99, according to George Juelch, battalion chief for the Lodi Fire Department.
Juelch said it is still unclear what caused the blaze, though the fire did start near the rear of the building at the exterior the restaurant.
No one was hurt in the fire.
"We did get a fair amount of smoke inside the building that we need to clear out, in addition to the outside damage," Juelch said.
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