Texas Honey Ham Company was burglarized before fire started

Crews battled a blaze at a SE Travis County shopping center Saturday morning (Ed Zavala / KXAN)
Crews battled a blaze at a SE Travis County shopping center Saturday morning (Ed Zavala / KXAN)

WEST LAKE HILLS, Texas (KXAN) — A fire that damaged the Texas Honey Ham Company store in West Lake Hills on Saturday morning was preceded by a burglary, according to the West Lake Hills Police Department.

Authorities aren’t releasing information as to what was stolen and if the fire was deliberately set.

Westlake Fire Department Chief Mike Elliott said the fire started around 3:30 a.m. in the kitchen of Texas Honey Ham Company before spreading to the roof of the shopping center on Bee Caves Road and West Bank Drive.

Several businesses in the shopping center sustained water and smoke damage. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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