Roof of Fat Matt's Rib Shack building collapses during fire

The roof collapsed

ATLANTA -- The roof of a Fat Matt's Rib Shack building collapsed on Monday, according to the Atlanta Fire Department. 

The restaurant is located at 1811 Piedmont Avenue NE. 

The collapse happened in a catering building, which is located next to the restaurant where people are served, according to Atlanta Fire spokesperson Cortez Stafford. The two buildings are separate. 

A fire is thought to be the cause of the collapse.

There were no injuries.

According to the restaurant's web site, they were open for business on Labor Day.

The restaurant has been featured on national TV programs, including The Layover with Anthony Bourdain on the Travel Channel.

11Alive is sending a crew to the scene. Check back for live video and photos. 

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