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Wendy’s at Dayton Mall reopens more than 3 weeks after fire

Published: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 @ 11:45 AM
Updated: Friday, July 07, 2017 @ 9:54 AM
By: Mark Fisher - Staff Writer

The Wendy’s restaurant near the Dayton Mall has reopened more than three weeks after a fire traced to a thermostat damaged a wall and part of the restaurant’s floor.

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The restaurant at 2948 Miamisburg-Centerville Road (Ohio 725) reopened yesterday, Thursday July 6,  Kevin Morris — director of operations for MUY! Hamburger Partners, the franchise group that operates 31 Wendy’s restaurants across the Miami Valley — told this news outlet this morning, July 7.

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Miami Twp. Fire District crews were dispatched to the Wendy’s just after 8 p.m. on June 12. There were no injuries reported, and the employees were able to get out of the building, a fire official said.

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

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