Early morning fire at Steak ‘n Shake caused by overheated motor on roof

UPDATE @ 3 a.m: An overheated motor on the roof caused a small fire to occur at Steak ‘n Shake on Wilmington Pike Friday morning, officials say.

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Crews responded to the restaurant, located at 6380 Wilmington Pike, and found smoke inside the building around 2 a.m.

The business was evacuated while crews handled the incident. 

No injuries were reported. 

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The restaurant reopened and everyone was able to go back inside once crews cleared the scene approximately 45 minutes later. 

Damage estimates were not immediately available. 

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