An early morning fire on Earl Avenue has caused the unfortunate closure of the Black Barrell Eatery.

Emergency responders with the Dryden Police Service and Dryden Fire Service were seen responding to the fire on Earl Avenue before 9 a.m. this morning.

No injuries have been reported, and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The Black Barrell Eatery says the fire may have started in an area of the restaurant that was not in use, and they thanked the Dryden community for their ongoing support.