Sparks Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the Manila Hongkong Store & Kitchen on Oddie Blvd. and El Rancho Dr.

Officials tell us it happened late Monday night.

Official say the fire started outside in a plastic bin that had food in it. 

A representative of the restaurant says the food inside the bin was placed there by someone else, not them. 

They also say damage was limited to the exterior of the store. 

There was no threat to nearby structures, this was an isolated event.

An official cause of the fire is now under investigation.