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Fire scare closes Quincy restaurant

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Crews at the scene of the fire call. Crews at the scene of the fire call.
Members of the Quincy Fire Department checking out the area. Members of the Quincy Fire Department checking out the area.
Police and EMS were also on scene. Police and EMS were also on scene.
There was a heavy emergency response to the fire call. There was a heavy emergency response to the fire call.
Firefighters swarmed the scene quickly. Firefighters swarmed the scene quickly.
QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) -

A small fire in downtown Quincy forced a restaurant to close for the day.

Quincy Deputy Fire Chief Steve Salrin said they were called to Thrive Tea and Cafe at 500 Hampshire St. for a report of smoke in a wall. He said they found a hotspot in the kitchen and extinguished it quickly.

Firefighters then checked the rest of the building to make sure fire didn't spread.

"The main concern with these is the risk of the fire going up into the rest of the building," Salrin said at the scene.

A Thrive employee at the scene said there was very minor damage, but they would close for the day to cleanup. He said the restaurant would be back open Thursday. 

No one was injured during the incident.

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