Montrose brunch favorite Baba Yega destroyed by fire

By Aaron Barker - Senior Web Editor

HOUSTON - A favorite of the brunch crowd in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood caught fire Friday night.

The fire was reported about 10 p.m. at Baba Yega, on Grant Street near Montrose Boulevard.

Firefighters said they saw flames shooting from the roof when they arrived.

The fire damaged the inside of the restaurant, which was closed at the time.

Investigators are trying to determine how the fire started.

A spokeswoman for the restaurant said the owners plan to reopen sometime next year.

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