Neighboring Family Dollar and
"We are working in different places until we find out what's going on,"
Flames were shooting from
"Since the investigation is on-going, we are awaiting the fire department's official determination," she said. "Whatever the outcome,
But for local customers who have accounts with the Dixie location and are curious to find out what is happening on a temporary basis, a solution has been put in place. The west side store,
"All customer sales and questions about the east side store will now go to the store on the west side," a spokesman for the local stores said. "Calls to the east side store are already being automatically transferred to the store on the west side."
Family Dollar also suffered significant damage from the fire, and Dawson said the
A spokeswoman from Family Dollar's corporate office said more information is being gathered no determination has been made of when the store will reopen.
The fire didn't touch the the
"We had a little smoke damage on the outside and some of the smoke that had built up on the windows, but we didn't have to close down or anything," Mills said. "We burned a little incense inside to get rid of a little smell from the smoke. We've had a lot of people calling wondering if we are open. It has been business as usual."
Not so for
"We are doing OK after the fire and just trying to keep everything going," she explained.
"We check our messages at the salon, but we are using our Facebook page to keep things going ... People can still call the salon's number and we will check the messages."
Dawson said the State Fire Marshall's Office will be brought in to assist his investigators because the blaze was a "pretty significant fire."
The blaze had been called "suspicious in nature," according to fire investigator
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