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Higher moisture levels continue to move in off the Gulf which will result in mostly cloudy skies through Saturday. A few showers will be possible Friday with widespread showers and thunderstorms expected Saturday evening into Saturday night. Some of the storms could be severe.
Customers evacuated while eating supper
BEAUMONT - PRES RELEASE - Just before 7:30 PM, Saturday Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a fire in the kitchen of the China Star Restaurant, 4260 Dowlen Road.
Customers evacuated and employees were able to extinguish the fire before firefighters arrived.
The fire damaged the smoker unit and the ventilation hood above the cooking equipment.
No one was injured but the restaurant will be closed while repairs are made.
A Beaumont Health Department inspector was also called to the scene to inspect the kitchen.