Red Hot Buffet in Northampton destroyed by fireContinue reading the main story
A joint police and fire service investigation is under way after flames destroyed a restaurant in Northampton.
Scores of firefighters were sent to the the Red Hot Buffet and Bar in Sixfields Leisure Park at about 23:00 GMT on Wednesday.
A nearby cinema was evacuated and roads closed as a result of the fire - described as 'major' by fire officers.
Terry Considine, of Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service, said officers arrived to find the roof ablaze.
Nobody was injured.
A restaurant spokesman said: "No customers were present at the time of the incident and all members of our staff were safely evacuated.
"The cause of the fire is currently unknown."