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Popular Mexican restaurant caught fire, shut down but will reopen Saturday
BEAUMONT - A popular Mexican food restaurant had to be shut down following a fire.
Diners at La Cantina on Dowlen Road said they first smelled smoke shortly after 7 p.m. this evening.
Customers and employees quickly got out of the restaurant and no injuries were reported.
The fire department responded. The fire was contained to the roof and one wall of the building.
Captain Brad Penisson with the Beaumont Fire Department tells KFDM News the fire appeared to be accidental.
The restaurant shut down for the remainder of the night but will reopen for business tomorrow.