Taylorsville restaurant damaged in pre-dawn blaze

Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department

Firefighters were on the scene of an early morning blaze at the Burger King restaurant in Taylorsville today.

Capt. Mike Wilson with the Columbus Fire Department says German Township firefighters were the first on the scene of the fire on U.S. 31.

Wilson said that worker noticed smoke and called in firefighters at 5:58 a.m. Those that arrived discovered flames inside the building.

The fire was extinguished with the assistance of other area fire departments, Wilson said. Damage was mostly to the kitchen area of the restaurant. No injuries were reported.