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HOUSTON A popular Italian restaurant in Friendswood was destroyed in a three-alarm fire early Saturday morning.

Around 1:30 a.m., firefighters from Friendswood, League City and Webster all rushed to put out the flames at Pomodoro s on Fife and Bay Area Boulevard.

Crews sprayed foam on the fire in order to get it under control and utility workers were on hand to assist with electricity.

Residents in a nearby apartment complex were ordered to leave as a precaution.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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