FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Firefighters in Fayetteville are working to determine what sparked a fire at the Joe’s Crab Shack on North McPherson Church Road.

The fire department was dispatched at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday to the restaurant located at 155 North McPherson Church Road near the Westwood Shopping Center.

Firefighters reported seeing fire through the exterior wall and heavy smoke coming from inside the building.

Fire officials said the sprinklers activated properly.

Officials said the restaurant was closed at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.