Fire crews have been battling a massive fire at a nearly 40-year-old barbecue restaurant in north Harris County the morning of May 4.

A fire broke out at Charlie’s BBQ, at 8222 Airline Drive, before 6 a.m., according to multiple outlets. The restaurant is located between Carby Road and Margie Lane.

It is unknown what caused the fire, according to KPRC. The fire was allowed to burn because there weren’t enough hydrants to battle the blaze, according to ABC 13.

The fire was a three-alarm blaze,…

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Fire engulfs nearly 40-year-old barbecue joint in north Harris County