RAW VIDEO - Fire Guts Joe Cotten's BBQ in Robstown

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Authorities are investigating the cause of a massive fire at the legendary Joe Cotten's BBQ restaurant in Robstown.

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports that the blaze broke out at around 6:10 p.m. WEdnesday.

Details were not immediately available but the cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

According to the Caller Times, Joe Cotten opened the business in 1947 on Avenue A in downtown Robstown.

The newspaper reported it moved to its current location on U.S. Highway 77 in 1968.

Among the famous people who have eaten there are Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, Hillary Clinton, former President Lyndon B. Johnson, former Texa Gov. Bill Clements and singer Willie Nelson.

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