Ex-councilman's north Houston restaurant ruined by fire
HOUSTON – Firefighters battled a fire at a former councilman's restaurant in north Houston Monday.
Crews responded to the fire at 5422 North Freeway shortly after 9 p.m. Firefighters said flames and smoke were visible when they arrived.
Witnesses said the fire was at Aunt Bea's restaurant, owned by ex-councilman Jarvis Johnson.
Johnson said he is proud to have reopened the doors of Aunt Bea's, a Houston legacy.
No injures were reported.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Houston Arson Bureau.