Crews Fight Commercial Fire in Birmingham

Birmingham fire crews spent the early morning hours battling a commercial fire at "V J's Cafe on the Runway". The restaurant is located on East Lake Boulevard. The fire started around 3:45 a.m. Friday. Firefighters say when they arrived at the restaurant heavy smoke and fire was visible from the building.

Investigators{}say the restaurant was closed at the time of the fire and no one was hurt. The building is described as a total loss.{} The fire may have started in the kitchen area. The exact location and cause is still under investigation.