CAJON PASS (CBSLA.com) — A historic inn with routes stretching back to the dawn of the automobile age burned to the ground Tuesday, a victim of the Blue Cut Fire sweeping San Bernardino County.
The Summit Inn was a familiar sight for drivers traveling between Los Angeles and Las Vegas.READ MORE: Strike Averted: IATSE And AMPTP Have 'Basic Contract' Agreement, Per Officials With The Theatrical Stage Employees Union
The roadhouse was linked to many legends, including one about Elvis Presley. It was said the singer stopped at the Summit Inn, and kicked the jukebox after he saw it contained none of his records.READ MORE: Taylor's Blunder, Other Missed Chances Put LA In NLCS Hole
The establishment survived a catastrophe two years ago, when a drunk driver crashed into the building.
New owners had recently taken over the Summit Inn, promising a restoration.MORE NEWS: Karen Bass Officially Kicks Off Her Run For Mayor Of Los Angeles At Saturday Event
No injuries were reported in the Summit Inn fire.