FOREST HILL (CBSDFW.COM) — A vacant bar in Forest Hill was destroyed by fire early Monday morning.

The bar, located in the 5300 block of Mansfield Highway just north of I-20, has been vacant for about three months.

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Firefighters arrived on scene to heavy smoke and shooting flames. Crews are aggressively battling the fire, taking proper precautions to prevent the fire from spreading to a neighboring gas station.

“Everything was fine. My kids are okay,” said a man staying at a neighboring motel. “But I looked out the window and it was just in flames, like crazy.”

There have been no reports of injuries or any indication as to what might have caused the fire.

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Mansfield Highway has been shutdown for safety reasons.

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