Johnny V's Smokehouse in Corunna closed after major fire

Johnny V's Smokehouse in Corunna and some vehicles parked outside were heavily damaged in a fire.
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CORUNNA (WJRT) (4/28/2019) - Fire ripped through Johnny V's Smokehouse in Corunna, causing extensive damage to the building and a few vehicles parked next to it.

The fire was reported around 12:30 p.m. Saturday during a busy lunch rush. The restaurant was packed at the time and had to be evacuated.

No injuries were reported.

Corunna-Caledonia Township Deputy Fire Chief Jay Phillips said the initial report was a kitchen fire.

"It started in the back of the building," he said. "The cause is undetermined right now."

In a Facebook post, the owners said the restaurant appears to be a total loss. They are working on determining their next steps and whether to rebuild.

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