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Popular Hacienda restaurant in Kokomo hit by fire

photo courtesy: Kokomo Scanner/Craig Musgrave

KOKOMO, Ind. — Firefighters in Kokomo responded to an early morning fire at the Hacienda Restaurant.

The blaze struck the popular eatery early Wednesday in the 2000 block of S. Plate St. Authorities in Howard County are not providing any information at this time about the severity of the blaze, or other details.

Crews at the scene reported seeing a large amount of smoke but didn’t report any extensive damage to the exterior. The cause remains under investigation.

This is the second restaurant fire in Kokomo in about a month. PASTArrific–another popular local eatery–was destroyed by fire March 2.