KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Kansas City Fire Department is investigating an explosion that collapsed a restaurant.
Late Tuesday night, fire crews are investigating what caused an explosion and fire that leveled a fast food restaurant on Blue Ridge Boulevard.
The fire happened shortly after 10 p.m. at the Steak'M Take'M restaurant located on Blue Ridge Blvd. just south of East 87th Street.
When firefighters arrived on the scene, the restaurant had already collapsed and was fully engulfed in flames.
No one was injured in the blast and the restaurant was not open at the time.
A neighbor near Blue Ridge Boulevard felt the boom Tuesday night.
“If I could feel that a couple blocks away it must have been pretty bad,” Kyle Furman, who is a Kansas City resident said.
It rattled windows and shook neighbor’s houses making everyone look outside.
“I could feel my windows shaking, I just figured it was a car rolling by,” Furman explained.
Another person who lives near Steak'M Take'M told KCTV5 off camera they smelled gas in the area earlier in the day.
“Great food. I come here a lot because they make me feel welcome here,” Furman expressed.
The family-owned diner boasts the best cheesesteaks ever, it's one of three sandwich shops with the same name.
“Almost every day I come here. It's going to be a great loss for the community, a great loss for everybody,” Furman voiced.
The owners of Steak'M Take'M declined a request for an interview. The fire department is still investigating what caused the explosion.