Fire destroys IHOP at Chesapeake Square

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – An overnight fire destroyed an IHOP restaurant.

The restaurant is located on Taylor Road, across from Chesapeake Square Mall.

Fire officials said the call reporting the fire came in around 2:30 a.m. Monday. When crews arrived at the scene, they found flames coming through the roof.

The fire quickly spread through the business and forced firefighters to stay outside the building to battle the blaze.

The restaurant is a total loss.

The fire was brought under control at 4:14 a.m., but crews remain on scene trying to figure out what caused the fire.

There are no reported injuries.