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Major fire guts historic St. Jacobs Farmers' Market

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Major fire guts historic St. Jacobs Farmers' Market

"The main 24,000 square foot building houses food vendors on the first level, and the second level is devoted to home decor and crafts. About 60 businesses are affected."

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ctvnews.ca/canada/…ixzz2dkb0KZqs

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1. Re: Major fire guts historic St. Jacobs Farmers' Market

Read about this on CBC this morning ... such a tragedy ... especially at this time of year ... I'm sure the community will rally round and get it rebuilt soon.

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2. Re: Major fire guts historic St. Jacobs Farmers' Market

Very sad!

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3. Re: Major fire guts historic St. Jacobs Farmers' Market

We haven't been there in 3 or 4 years...very sad.

Edited: 03 September 2013, 08:04
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4. Re: Major fire guts historic St. Jacobs Farmers' Market

There's an estimated $2,000,000 in damages....going to be tough on the businesses for sure....

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5. Re: Major fire guts historic St. Jacobs Farmers' Market

So sorry to hear this news...fingers crossed they're back up to speed in no time...

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6. Re: Major fire guts historic St. Jacobs Farmers' Market

According to the CBC they expect the outdoor market to be open Thursday ... hope everyone in the area can get out to support those vendors!

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7. Re: Major fire guts historic St. Jacobs Farmers' Market

So sorry for the community such a sad news :'( good luck to the region

Stay strong St. Jacobs

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