SUN VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — Authorities said a Mexican restaurant in Sun Valley already beset by a series of break-ins has now been hit by an arsonist.
The fire did heavy damage to Rocio’s Mole de los Dioses causing a roof collapse, officials said.READ MORE: Authorities Still Searching For Suspect Wanted In Fatal Palmdale Shooting On Friday
Police said someone lit magazines on fire and torched the eatery located in the 8200 block of Sunland Boulevard.READ MORE: Memorial For "The Fallen 13" Unveiled In Norco On Saturday
The fire also destroyed the kitchen.
A restaurant employee told reporters that the restaurant has endured four break-in in just the past two months.MORE NEWS: 2 Dead, 1 Critically Injured In Willowbrook Crash Stemming From Pursuit
The restaurant will be closed for at least six months to make necessary repairs. At least 20 people are temporarily left without jobs.