Overnight fire damages Bastrop restaurant

Crews fight an fire at a restaurant in Bastrop. (KXAN Photo/ReportIt)

BASTROP (KXAN) — Bastrop fire crews closed down a block of a downtown street as they fought a fire at a restaurant early Wednesday morning.

Crews were called to the Ramos Restaurant at 710 Chestnut Street around 1:45 a.m. after reports of a fire. A witness told KXAN the fire was still burning as of 3:15 a.m. A witness said there were four fire engines at the scene and fire crews were cutting holes in the roof to pour water into the restaurant.

First responders evacuated nearby apartments as a precaution as the fire was attacked.

The fire was said to be contained at 6:54 a.m. Authorities said no one was injured and that a portion of Water Street in front of the Bastrop Senior Center is still closed

The fire happened 3 blocks east of the Colorado River bridge.

 

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