Sad Day for Stalkers!

Sad news!!  Tony just posted a comment on my Top Gun Bar post letting me know that a fire destroyed Kansas City Barbeque, aka the Top Gun Bar, this past Thursday afternoon.  This has NOT been a good month for fires and filming locations – first Universal and now this.  😦  At approximately 2:15PM on Thursday, a fire broke out in an open fire pit in the kitchen area and quickly spread throughout the rest of the restaurant.  Even though firefighters had the blaze put out in twenty minutes, most of the restaurant had already been gutted.  The owners of Kansas City Barbeque did manage to save Goose’s piano, as well as some other Top Gun  memorabilia, but most of the restaurant is sadly gone.  They do plan to rebuild, but I can’t help feeling like a piece of movie history has been lost.  😦  Such a sad day for stalkers!! 

You can read the whole story on the fire here and here.  You can also watch a news video which shows footage of the restaurant here.

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