MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (KLIX) – Local and state authorities are investigating a fire that broke out early this morning at Pat’s Desert Inn Café in Mountain Home.

The Elmore County dispatch received a call about 1 a.m. from a passing motorist, saying he saw the building on fire. Officers from the Mountain Home Police Department and firefighters from the Mountain Home Fire Department responded to the call. Once on scene, they found the structure fully-engulfed in flames, according to the police department.

No one was inside at the time of the fire, and police say a collaborative investigation is being conducted by the department, State Fire Marshall and Mountain Home Fire Department.

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