UPDATE: Mechanical Failure Believed To Be Cause Of Harrison Burger King Fire

The fire was first reported Wednesday around 3:07 p.m.

Photo by Harrison Fire Department. 

Update published Thursday, October 24 at 11:25 a.m.: 

The Harrison Fire Department responded to the Burger King on New Haven Road on Wednesday around 3:07 p.m. 

Fire Chief William Hursong told Eagle Country 99.3 on Thursday that the fire is believed to have started due to a mechanical failure. 

"The fire was 100 percent not a grease fire," Hursong added. 

Regardless, it appears the Burger King building will be a total loss. 

Hursong said the fire caused a partial collapse of the roof, which prompted firefighters to evacuate and extinguish the flames from the exterior. Firefighters were on the scene for a little over two hours. 

There were no injuries reported.  

Hursong credits a Burger King employee for snapping a photo of the fire prior to exiting the building for helping determine where the fire started. 

 

Update published Wednesday, October 23 at 4:55 p.m.: 

New Haven Road is now open. 

 

Original story published Wednesday, October 23:

(Harrison, Oh.) - A Harrison road is closed due to a fire. 

A structure fire was reported around 3:07 p.m. along New Haven Road. 

Hamilton County 911 says New Haven Road is closed between Harrison Avenue and Interstate 74. 

No other information has been provided at this time. 

 

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