(CBS4) – A fire broke out at a coffee shop and brewing facility in Adams County on Tuesday afternoon and sent up a large plume of smoke next to Interstate 25. The smoke could be seen from across the Denver metro area.

(credit: Adams County)

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The shop is a Boyer’s Coffee and the shop and facility is located at 7295 N. Washington Street in Adams County. That’s close to the I-25 intersection with Highway 36 and Interstate 270.

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Adams County Fire officials tell CBS4 employees were inside at the time the fire started, but they evacuated and escaped injury. They say the building is a total loss.

At least one car was consumed by the flames, and at approximately 3 p.m. a roof of the building caved in.

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Fire investigators are looking into how the fire started. The intersection at 73rd and Washington is expected to be closed for hours.