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The Green Olive restaurant destroyed in Hegewisch fire

Firefighters battled a Still and Box alarm fire in the 13500 South block of Ave N in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A fire ripped through a restaurant early Friday in the Hegewisch neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Firefighters responded to the fire shortly after midnight at The Green Olive restaurant at 13501 S. Avenue N, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Curtis Hudson said.

Video By Justin Jackson- Firefighters battled a Still and Box alarm fire in the 13500 South block of Ave N in Chicago.

The department initially approached the fire defensively as it expanded, but eventually regained control and extinguished it, Hudson said.

There were no reported injuries, according to Hudson.

Firefighters battled a Still and Box alarm fire in the 13500 South block of Avenue N in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times
Firefighters battled a Still and Box alarm fire in the 13500 South block of Avenue N in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times