Aftermath of smoky fire to keep Burger King in Beavercreek closed for  days

The issue was in the duct work, the ventilation for the cooking, according to the preliminary report, Mercs said, noting there were initial reports of flames coming from some of the roof vents.

There were no injuries because Beavercreek police and the building manager were able to get workers and customers out of the building quickly, he said.

The Burger King won’t reopen tonight, and probably not until late Wednesday or the next day, Mercs said. 

“They’ll have a lot of clean up to do,” he said.

Mercs estimated the fire and smoke caused a few thousand dollars damage, mostly to the interior.

INITIAL REPORT

Crews have been dispatched to Burger King, 3378 Pentagon Blvd., on the report of a working fire in the ventilation system.

The report of a possible commercial structure fire was called in about 5:15 p.m. 

There are no reports of injuries. 

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this developing report.

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