Fire destroys tire shop


PENITAS, Texas — An overnight fire rips through a tire shop in Peñitas. The fire happened just after 3:00 a.m. at the Speedy Gonzalez Tire Shop off Tom Gill Road. Fire crews from Sullivan City, La Joya, Palmview, and Mission assisted Peñitas Fire Department in putting out the blaze. Officials say fire fighters battled the blaze for seven hours and add the building is a total loss. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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