Early morning fire damages McDonald’s in Ephrata

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An early morning fire ripped through a McDonald’s restaurant along the 100 block of North Reading Road in Ephrata Borough on Monday.

Fire officials say the blaze broke out around 3:11 a.m. in the kitchen area.

No injuries have been reported. So far, no word yet on what sparked the fire.

A state police fire marshal is investigating.

The restaurant will be closed for an undetermined amount of time as the cleanup process begins.