Arson detectives investigate cause of fire at Tippy's Southern Kitchen, officials say


HOUSTON – Arson detectives are investigating the cause of a fire after Tippy's Southern Kitchen went up in flames Friday night, according to firefighters. 

Firefighters responded to reports of the fire at 11:15 p.m. on North Shepherd Drive near Millville Drive. 

According to officials, firefighters were able to quickly get the fire under control.

Firefighters believe the fire started in the attic of the building, but arson detectives will be able to confirm if that was the case. 

Officials said no one was in the restaurant at the time of the fire.

Firefighters said there was extensive damage and the health department was called to determine how they will manage the food left in the building.