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Small fire shuts down Wendy’s near Dayton Mall

The Wendy's near the Dayton Mall is closed after a small fire traced to a thermostat damaged a wall and part of the restaurant's floor.

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Miami Valley Fire District crews were dispatched to the Wendy's, 2948 Miamisburg Centerville Road, Miami Twp., just after 8 p.m. on a report of a structure fire. 

There were no injuries and the employees were able to get out of the building, a fire official said. 

Damage to the wall and floor were deemed minimal, the fire official said. The floor was damaged when the remains of the melted thermostat began to drip. 

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Whether the restaurant reopens tonight or at all on Saturday will be up to a health inspector, who has been asked by fire officials to the scene.

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