Fire damages Wendy’s kitchen in El Cajon

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EL CAJON, Calif. — A grease fire damaged the kitchen of a fast food franchise in El Cajon Sunday.

The fire started around 10:15 a.m. in a fryer at the Wendy’s eatery on Broadway near North Mollison Avenue, according to the Heartland Fire & Rescue department.

Heartland, Cal Fire and Barona Fire Department crews extinguished the fire, but will likely remain at the scene until early afternoon, Heartland officials said.

One person received medical treatment at the scene for smoke inhalation.