Firefighters battle blaze at High Point restaurant

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Firefighters are at the scene of a restaurant fire in High Point.

The fire was reported shortly before 9 a.m. at Wilkes Skillet Soul Food, located at 1122 East Lexington Ave.

Denita Lynch with the High Point Fire Department says the blaze has been contained.

No injuries were reported.

Lynch says the fire caused "a substantial amount" of damage to the right side of the building.

Investigators are not yet sure how the blaze started, Lynch said.

No other details have been provided.

FOX8 has a crew at the scene and will provide updates as they become available.

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