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Blaze consumes Kewanee restaurant

Posted on: 2:26 pm, July 28, 2013, by , updated on: 10:30pm, July 28, 2013

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  • Fire at Los Ranchitos, in Kewanee, IL, 7-28-13. Photo courtesy of Terra Thompson.

  • Fire at Los Ranchitos, in Kewanee, IL, 7-28-13. Photo courtesy of Terra Thompson.

  • Fire at Los Ranchitos, in Kewanee, IL, 7-28-13. Photo courtesy of Terra Thompson.

  • Fire at Los Ranchitos, in Kewanee, IL, 7-28-13. Photo courtesy of Terra Thompson.

  • Fire at Los Ranchitos, in Kewanee, IL, 7-28-13. Photo courtesy of Terra Thompson.

  • Fire at Los Ranchitos, in Kewanee, IL, 7-28-13. Photo courtesy of Terra Thompson.

  • Fire at Los Ranchitos, in Kewanee, IL, 7-28-13. Photo courtesy of Terra Thompson.

  • Los Ranchitos, 7-28-13. Photo submitted by Amanda B. via Facebook.

  • Los Ranchitos, 7-28-13. Photo submitted by Amanda B. via Facebook.

A Kewanee, Illinois restaurant caught fire overnight, and officials say the building is likely destroyed.

According to the Kewanee Fire Department, on Sunday, July 28, 2013 a fire at Los Ranchitos restaurant on Route 78 (Tenney Street) was reported at 3:42 a.m. Officials believe employees from a nearby McDonalds reported the fire.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, but fire personnel believe the building is a total loss.

No injuries were reported.

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