WHARTON COUNTY, Texas – A long-time Wharton County restaurant was destroyed in a fire Sunday morning, according to Wharton Volunteer Fire Department.
The fire was reported at 2:28 a.m. at a Los Cucos Mexican Cafe, a family-owned-and-operated restaurant since 1992.
The flames were extinguished around 7 a.m. Officials said the restaurant was a total loss.
“We are saddened to say that this was a total loss and our thoughts go out to the owners and employees, as well as everyone who enjoyed this restaurant for many years,” Wharton Volunteer Fire Department said in a statement.
Firefighters were assisted by Boling Volunteer Fire Department, Hungerford Volunteer Fire Department and Glen flora Volunteer Fire Department.
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