Southwest Houston staple Fung’s Kitchen damaged in fire, officials say

The restaurant has been open for nearly three decades.

HOUSTON – A 31-year-old restaurant that is well-known in the Asian community in southwest Houston was damaged in a fire Sunday, firefighters said.

Located in the 7320 block of Southwest Freeway, officials said the blaze broke out at Fung’s Kitchen around 11:47 p.m.

According to firefighters, a Houston police officer was driving by when he saw the smoke coming from the restaurant. Investigators said the entire back of the building was on fire when firefighters got there. Strong winds gave firefighters a difficult time when putting out the blaze, officials said. Thankfully, most of the restaurant was saved, even though there was a significant amount of damage.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown, investigators said.

Firefighters said no one was inside the building during the fire and it started from the inside of the building.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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