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Firefighters respond to structure fire in Goleta

Goleta Restaurant Fire
Chris Escobar / KEYT

GOLETA, Calif. -- Santa Barbara County Fire responded to a structure fire on early Thursday morning.

On Thursday at around 3:12 a.m., Santa Barbara County Fire responded to multiple reports of heavy smoke and fire on the 5800 block of Gaviota Street in Goleta.

Multiple engines responded to the scene.

Firefighters arrived on scene to a restaurant on fire with heavy smoke.

The fire response was upgraded.

The restaurant was identified to be Pepe's Restaurant.

Firefighters made an aggressive exterior attack on the fire.

Fire officials say searches were done to find any persons inside the structure. There were no reported persons inside the restaurant at the time of the fire.

Fire officials say there were no injuries reported.

Fire officials say there are damages to the attic of the restaurant.

Firefighters were able to knock down the fire.

The cause is under investigation.

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