- July 6, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – An Evansville business is preparing to open its doors again after losing everything in a fire two months ago.
[READ: Vendors deal with the aftermath of Diamond Flea Market fire]
Evansville Toys and Games is almost ready to open at their new location after spending years in their last place before it burned down. They say they’re excited to get back to normal.
The Diamond Flea Market fire destroyed several stores back in May. Police say it was arson.
[READ: EPD: Man arrested in connection to Diamond Flea Market fire]
Evansville Toys and Games, who wasn’t insured, was among the stores that lost almost everything, around $200,000 worth of inventory.
“We’ll build it back,” shared Evansville Toys and Games owner Daniel Barrit
Barrit sold a lot of his personal collection to raise the money to open again but still couldn’t have done it without the community’s support.
“I can’t say how awesome it feels. It was, went from…