Downtown McDonald’s catches fire

Downtown McDonald's catches fire (Image 1)

Fire damaged a McDonald's restaurant Saturday afternoon in downtown Nashville.

The restaurant, located at 12th Avenue and Broadway, just off Interstate 40, caught fire shortly before 4 p.m.

Employees and customers were evacuated.

Thick smoke could be seen billowing from the building.

Several firefighters were on the roof, working to extinguish the blaze.

The fire was under control by 5 p.m.

No one was injured.  The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

The McDonald's will be closed for the rest of the day Saturday and likely part of Sunday.

Additional information was not released.

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