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

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Steak and Shake Fire

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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.

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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