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Birds nest on roof of Wendy’s to blame for hearth, officials say

SAFD stated that the harm from the hearth was minimal and the inside solely suffered minor smoke harm.

SAN ANTONIO — Firefighters imagine a birds nest could to be blame for {an electrical} hearth at at a west-side quick meals restaurant Monday night time.

It occurred round 10:53 p.m. at the Wendy’s on the 4400 block of W. Commerce.

When firefighters arrived on the location, crews observed a light-weight haze contained in the restaurant and lightweight smoke coming from the roof space.

The Chief says firefighters had been assigned to examine the roof after seeing smoke and embers coming from a entrance dealing with nook of the restaurant. They eliminated roofing to expose the hearth and put it out with a redline.

The Battalion Chief says {that a} birds nest was discovered close to the place the hearth began and imagine that the hearth was some type of electrical malfunction brought on by the birds or different wildlife. 

The restaurant will want to be evaluated and cleared by a City of San Antonio Food Inspector beofre it might reopen for business. 

Luckily, the hearth occurred at closing time, and no accidents had been reported.

SAFD stated that the harm from the hearth was minimal and the inside solely suffered minor smoke harm. 

The damages are estimated to be round $6,000, in accordance to officials.

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