Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Gas Explosion Leaves Many Businesses Closed

Main side of explosion

On Sunday there was a gas explosion that happened on Stanford Blvd. No reported injuries but there were many businesses that were affected. Restaurants that are included:

As of now, many restaurants are unsure when they will be able to reopen. Thoughts and prayers go out to the livelihoods of the employees who are out of work because of these closures.

Opposite side of explosion (closer to restaurants)

UPDATE (09/07/19): Pho La Cay reporting reopening Nov 6, 2019 (via yelp).

UPDATE 2 (11/07/19): Seems like it’ll still be awhile. Not much change has happened on the property.

Update 3 (12/12/19): Pho La Cay reporting reopening Jan 13, 2020 (via yelp).

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