LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The Little Rock Fire Department responded to an early morning fire at Kentucky Fried Chicken on Markham Park Drive.

Calls began coming in just before 3 a.m. on Wednesday. Multiple trucks responded and found heavy fire and smoke on arrival.

Fire at KFC in Little Rock

The building has extensive damage and the fire department told THV11 that they had to use a “defensive attack” from the outside since the roof of the building was unstable.

The building was recently renovated, but officials say that it is now a total loss. This KFC location is the only one in the city of Little Rock.

Stay with THV11 and for more details as they become available.