Investigation underway after bar explodes in Houston

Exposion occurred around 4:45 a.m. at Bar 5015 near Museum District

Bar 5015 explodes near Museum District; investigation underway: Police

HOUSTON – Authorities in Houston are investigating the cause of an explosion at a bar early Friday morning.

According to KSAT12′s sister station KPRC, several people reportedly heard the explosion at Bar 5015 around 4:45 a.m.

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Reports say the cause was likely a gas explosion and that debris is scattered down the street and up a block from the bar, which is located on Almeda Road.

A food truck near the area was also completely destroyed, officials said.

No injuries have been reported.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSAT12 both online and on-air for more information.

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Ben Spicer is a digital journalist who works the early morning shift for KSAT.

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