A fire burning at a Windsor restaurant is billowing thick, black smoke into the sky and it's visible from Detroit.
According to the Windsor Fire Department's Twitter account, the fire started at 840 Wyandotte St just before 9 a.m. Monday.
Windsor Fire advised residents to close windows and shelter in place as firefighters pulled up to the scene to fight the flames at Le Chef Restaurant.
Fire at 840 Wyandotte St E. Crews continue to fight flames and heavy smoke pic.twitter.com/pJOpELw5rV— Windsor Fire (@WindsorFire1) May 23, 2016
According to pictures fromt he Windsor Fire Department, the raging fire caused the west wall of the building to collapse. It's unknown what caused the fire but the fire department is working on extinguishing the flames.
West wall collapsing heavy fire throughout. *JL pic.twitter.com/FS7X78lwOn— Windsor Fire (@WindsorFire1) May 23, 2016
The fire could be visible from many parts of Detroit and the surrounding area.
840 Wyandotte E fire rapidly spreading fully involved throughout building 40 firefighters on scene working. *JL pic.twitter.com/uBd9ZBvDgB— Windsor Fire (@WindsorFire1) May 23, 2016