Arlington, VA

Fire at Courthouse Wendy's restaurantThe Courthouse Wendy’s restaurant (2038 Wilson Blvd) has closed temporarily due to a fire in the kitchen.

A fryer caught on fire around 3:45 Monday afternoon, according to fire radio traffic. Thanks to the restaurant’s hood system, the fire was contained and quickly extinguished once firefighters arrived on scene.

No injuries were reported.

The restaurant was temporarily closed pending a health inspection and any necessary repairs, we hear. No word yet on when it will reopen.

Last summer, a technician suffered burns at the restaurant while repairing its fryers.

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