State Fire Marshal’s Office investigating deadly fire

LEE COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX)- Loebau Wagon Stop located off Country Road 117 between Giddings and Lincoln caught on fire Sunday evening.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call that part of the restaurant went up in flames. The caller said the owner ran into the building and never made it back out.

It wasn’t until the Giddings Volunteer Fire Department put out the flames that they were able to locate the owner’s body.

The sheriff’s office says the State Fire Marshal’s Office is now investigating what caused the fire.