JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (KSNT) – Munson’s Prime Steakhouse is a complete loss according to the Geary County Rural Fire Chief.
“The entire structure is a complete loss. The roof has caved in on it.” Geary County Rural Fire Chief Garry Berges said. “Firefighters are trying to protect the exposures to the east, which would be the old Ike’s Place. Also, we’ve got high transmission power lines in the area.”
Damage is estimated to be around $750,000.
Firefighters arrived at the scene just after 4 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Firefighters were called to the scene when a Geary County Deputy Sheriff saw flames coming from the northwest side of the building.
Firefighters initially entered the building but had to leave when it became apparent it was too dangerous to be inside.
The Junction City Fire Department requested help from the Ft Riley Fire Department who helped suppress the fire.
Crews fought the fire until 9:55 a.m.
No injuries were reported.
The restaurant is owned by Chuck and Deanna Munson, Munson’s Prime is located at 426 Goldenbelt Blvd, Junction City, near I-70 and Washington Street.