SIKESTON -- The cause of the fire at Arby's Restaurant is still under investigation according to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety.
At 6:20 p.m. Monday, DPS received reports of a fire at the restaurant located at 1203 S. Main. According to Sikeston DPS Director Drew Juden, when officers arrived, heavy smoke conditions were found in the restaurant.
Further investigation by fire fighters found the fire to be located in a concealed area between the ceiling and the roof of the restaurant.
The building received moderate damage. Although the fire was quickly extinguished, crews were on scene for three-and-a-half hours trying to determine the cause of the blaze.