Grill at Wendy’s in Vandalia malfunctions, causes fire

UPDATE @ 7:50 p.m.: A malfunctioning grill is the blame for the fire at the Wendy's in Vandalia that has shut down the business tonight and possibly the next few days. 

A Vandalia fire battalion chief tells us the fire also burned wiring behind the grill and that prompted the fire department to shut off the gas and electric service to the building. 

No one was injured in the fire.

INITIAL REPORT

Crews are at the Wendy's on East National Road for a fire in the grill area of the fast food business. 

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Crews were dispatched to the restaurant, 383 E. National Road and James Bohanan Drive, just after 7 p.m. 

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There are no reports of any injury and we're checking for details about the extent of damage. 

Fire crews from Butler Twp. and Huber Heights also responded on the call.

We have a crew on the way. We will update this report. Stay with whio.com for breaking news. 

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