The popular Bella Vista restaurant, Hawthorne’s Cafe, suffered smoke and water damages from an early morning fire that broke out. The 700 block of South 11th Street was blocked off as first responders took control of the blaze, which also damaged apartments above the restaurant. As of right now, eight residents have been displaced due to their apartments being damaged. Luckily, no injuries have been reported.
Hawthorne’s Cafe is located on the corner of 11th and Fitzwater Streets. It opened in 2009 and is known for it’s wide variety of specialty beers.