SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — What is left of the Midnight Rodeo bar in San Antonio is being torn down after a fire early Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were called to the location around 4:30 a.m. and City of San Antonio crews started the process of tearing the remnants of the building down after the fire was put out..

Officials report they found evidence homeless people had been living in the building near the corner of Nacogdoches Road and Thousand Oaks.

KSAT TV reports the building still had electricity until about a week ago.

The Midnight Rodeo closed permanently in 2019.

The cause of the fire is unknown, but officials will continue investigating.

Additional reporting by KTSA’s Christian Blood 

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