VAN BUREN (KFSM)--The popular restaurant Big Jake's Steakhouse caught fire early Saturday morning (Dec. 24). The call came in just after 3 a.m.
No one was injured, according to Staff Officer Stanley Clark.
Firefighters on scene said the building is a total loss. It took at least two hours to knock the fire out, Clark said. Crews continued to put out hot spots for several hours after that.
Firefighters will be spending Christmas Eve cleaning up debris from the charred building.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation and could take several days to determine.