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City to turn fatal fire site into park and memorial

Staff report
Wednesday, June 27, 2007


Charleston Mayor Joe Riley announced this afternoon that the city has reached an agreement with Sofa Super Store owner Herb Goldstein to turn the site of last week's fatal fire into a park with a memorial for the nine fallen firefighters.

The city will buy the property, but a price hasn't been set, Riley said. There also is no time line for the project.




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Posted by JonWithnal on June 28, 2007 at 1 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Are you joking? I'm sorry but your little town has lost it's mind. Rubes.



Posted by JonWithnal on June 28, 2007 at 1:12 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Has it occured to anyone that Goldstein doesn't have enough insurance coverage? That he can't afford to rebuild another fire trap for his cheap chemical-based furniture? So let's build a memorial! And he can write it all off. Yes, do so. And he will rebuild on some cheaper piece of property where idiots finance their furniture - and he can raze the place in another few years when the property gets to be too valuable. And you goobers can build another memorial.




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