UPDATE: Saturday, November 10th at 9:15 p.m.

Amelia Young with Eyewitness News reports the cause of the fire was a malfunctioning piece of equipment in the Pretty Nails nail salon, and that crews are assessing the water damage from fighting the fire.

The Evansville Courier & Press reports Vanderburgh County Sheriff's deputies and Evansville Police officers have closed Pearl Drive on the city's west side as fire fighters battle a large fire in the building that houses Buffalo Wild Wings, Pretty Nails, and Eye-Mart.

According to the report, the call came in at 8:15 p.m. and that "multiple fire and rescue units were staging at the AMC Theatre just down the street." At the time of the report, the area had been safely evacuated.

Law enforcement asks that motorists avoid the area at this time.

[Source: Evansville Courier & Press]