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.