Mexican restaurant in Bastrop catches fire overnight

(CBS Austin)

Firefighters in Bastrop battled a heavy fire overnight.

It happened at the El Ramos Tex-Mex, located at 710 Chesnut St. and Ramos St at about 1:45a.m. Wednesday morning.

Officials say the restaurant was closed and no one was inside at the time of the fire.

No injuries were reported, but nearby apartments were evacuated due to smoke and adjacent roadways were closed.

Bastrop Police say the restaurant appears to be a total loss due to the damage, but an exact monetary value is unknown at this time.