BRANDON, Fla. - Firefighters battled flames in the Bucca di Beppo Italian restaurant in Brandon on Sunday evening, according to Hillsborough County Fire-Rescue.
Spokesperson Ronnie Rivera said the fire was burning in the walls of the restaurant at 11105 Causeway Blvd., forcing the evacuation of the restaurant around 8 p.m. Sunday.
"All customers and staff were able to evacuate safely," Rivera said.
The fire was out by 9 p.m. The cause and extent of damage are under investigation.