Restaurant managed by MasterChef Australia star catches fire in India

A beachside restaurant in vacation spot Goa, located in western India, caught fire Wednesday (January 9) evening.

The restaurant, called Antares, is managed by MasterChef Australia contestant Sarah Todd at Vagator Beach, according to local media.

Nobody was injured in the incident though the restaurant was damaged extensively in the fire.

"The flames were seen around 4.30 pm and immediately fire tenders were rushed to the spot," said inspector C L Patil of Anjuna police.

The fire was doused within an hour, he said, adding that its cause was yet to be ascertained.

Todd first shot to fame in 2014 when she took part in MasterChef Australia.