Brittny's Steakhouse in Paragould gutted by overnight fire

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - Brittny's Steakhouse and Lounge, a popular Paragould restaurant, is gutted by a late night fire Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Region 8 News is told the building suffered heavy fire damage, but also water damage due to attempts to quench the flames by firefighters.

Paragould Fire Chief Kevin Lang commented, "When we got here we had quite a bit of smoke showing from the second story, set up the ladder truck, got a couple of ground monitors and got most of it knocked out."

The establishment was closed at the time and there were no injuries.

Investigators are still piecing together what caused the fire.