Ellsworth, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A fire at the former "Betty's Hilltop" Restaurant in Ellsworth closed a High Street at Kingsland Crossing early this morning.The street has since been re-opened. 

The fire department says the building was under renovation and was in the process of being converted into a Chinese restaurant. 

The call came in around 11 p.m. Wednesday night, and crews battled the blaze until after 2:30 a.m.