Houston residents may have woken up early Friday morning To the sound of an explosion at Bar 5015 in the Museum Quarter. The incident was reported at the popular bar and restaurant on Alameda 5100 By multiple Transmission sockets Later in the morning.
The blast reportedly left damage to the exterior of the building, while glass was broken in buildings in the Bar 5015 area, including Alfreda’s Sol Food.
Police said no one was injured in the blast, which occurred after the bar closed in the evening. Investigators are working at the scene hoping to identify the cause of the explosion.
Breaking: A big explosion at Bar 5015 here in Alameda near the city center Houston.
It happened around 4:45 in the morning – @houstonpolice Let’s say it happened after work hours so there didn’t seem to be people inside.
There is debris everywhere – smells of strong gas. # khou11 #HTownRush pic.twitter.com/FJ8Dper3q5
– Michelle Choi (@MichelleKHOU) June 12, 2020
Bar 5015 was temporarily closed last summer but reopened with new ownership a few months later. Recent changes have included a new 3,000-square-foot patio, a brand new kitchen, and additional restrooms.
It also came back with a new dress code, This, according to ether reports, Did not sit willingly with some customers.