HOUSTON (CBSDFW/AP) – An early morning explosion heavily damaged a bar near downtown Houston, but there are no immediate reports of injuries.
The explosion was reported shortly before 5 a.m. Friday at Bar 5015 in the Houston Museum District.READ MORE: Oh Poop! Suspects Wanted For Arson In Southlake After Blowing Up Porta Potty With Fireworks
Houston TV station KHOU reports that the bar had closed at 11 p.m. the night before and that authorities believe the building was unoccupied when the blast happened.READ MORE: 'Intoxiflation': Despite Higher Prices, Floridians Will Continue Buying Booze Over Holiday Season
Damage was reported to nearby buildings, including a soul food restaurant. A food truck was also destroyed.
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