GAINESVILLE, Ga. — A huge fire hollowed out a Gainesville Mexican restaurant on Thursday morning.
The fire broke out at El Sombrero at 2010 Browns Bridge Rd., with the call coming in from a passerby at about 5:30 a.m., officials said.
Fire crews "found heavy smoke and fire coming from the business" when they arrived and "immediately began firefighting operations" a release said.
"The structure will be a total loss," fire officials said.
It was not clear was caused the fire. An investigation will follow once the fire is completely extinguished.