PADUCAH -- The IHOP in Paducah has been closed down since August when a fire started in the ceiling and roof line of the building.

Local 6's Leah Shields reached out to Austin Lewis with media relations at IHOP Corporate. Lewis says the building won't be repaired and reopened until 2020. 

No specific date in 2020 was given and details of necessary repairs remains unknown.

The fire started early in the morning on Aug. 29.

The building remains roped up with yellow caution tape.