By CBS13 Staff

LODI (CBS13) — Lodi’s Farmer Boys restaurant was damaged in an early morning fire on Tuesday.

Scene of the fire. (Credit: Lodi Fire Department)

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Firefighters responded to the scene along Kettleman Lane just before 3:30 a.m., Lodi Fire says.

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Heavy black smoke was billowing out of the building. Crews were able to get some hose lines in and aggressively attacked the fire. Flames were under control within a half-hour.

It appears the fire caused significant damage to the restaurant’s kitchen.

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Exactly what started the fire is under investigation.