VERMILLION, S.D. - Authorities in Vermillion are investigating an early morning fire that seriously damaged a restaurant.

According to a statement from the Vermillion Police Department, firefighters and police were dispatched at 2:56 a.m. Saturday to a report of fire at Recuerdo's Mexican Restaurant, 112 East Main St.

Firefighters contained the blaze, but the statement said Recuerdo's suffered substantial damage and a neighboring business sustained smoke damage. No one was injured in the fire.

The police department, state fire marshal's office and division of criminal investigations are investigating the blaze.

-- Molly Montag