Fire damages Brandon restaurant

By: FOX 13 Tampa Bay Staff ….. 

BRANDON (FOX 13) –Hillsborough Fire Rescue crews are battling a blaze at a Brandon restaurant.   They say that Ben’s Family Restaurant on East Brandon Blvd was fully involved in flames.
Video from the scene showed flames shooting through the roof, and photos showed heavy smoke in the area. Hillsborough Fire Rescue says everyone got out okay. “Crews are on a defensive attack. Building is not stable. Everyone was able to evacuate,” the department tweeted. They say part of the building collapsed. There’s no word what may have started the blaze. Crews got the blaze under control and then spent time watering down hot spots. They say the restaurant appears to be a total loss.