Busy Emory restaurant goes up in flames Friday night

Busy Emory restaurant goes up in flames Friday night
Published: Dec. 9, 2022 at 10:28 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 9, 2022 at 11:22 PM CST
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EMORY, Texas (KLTV) - A popular restaurant has burned down in Emory Friday.

Sidekicks Restaurant in Emory, on Hwy 19, caught fire during the dinner rush, witnesses report. They tell us everyone got out safely.

Emory Fire Department says assisting them were Alba, East Tawakoni, and Point fire departments. They also acknowledged Rains County Sheriff’s Office, Point Police, Emory Police, and HC EMS for their help battling the structure fire.

Emory Fire Department and other departments battled the fire.
Emory Fire Department and other departments battled the fire.(Emory Fire Department Facebook page)

No word yet on how the fire started.

We have reached out to the volunteer fire department and the fire chief for more information.

The restaurant was serving customers dinner when the fire started. (PHOTOS: Northeast Texas...
The restaurant was serving customers dinner when the fire started. (PHOTOS: Northeast Texas Media)(Northeast Texas Media)