Music store owner among those displaced by Pottsville fire – InsuranceNewsNet
They laid drums and guitars full of soot on a tarp in the parking lot of the shopping complex along
Foltin said he opened the business in 2002 and has done everything from music lessons to repairing and selling instruments.
“I have insurance, but I don’t think it will be enough to cover everything,” he said.
The fire caused extensive damage to the two-storey concrete structure at
In addition to several businesses more or less damaged, two people living in an apartment on the second floor behind the building were displaced.
Misstishin said firefighters brought the blaze under control at
In addition to
Misstishin, who was still at the scene as of late afternoon, said the cause was still under investigation.
“At this time, we have no idea what caused it,” he said.
He contacted a state police fire marshal to help with the investigation.
There may have been a few other businesses in the back of the building, Misstishin said.
Foltin said firefighters told him the fire could have started in an area from the ceiling to the first floor of the building.
“I don’t really know at the moment,” he said at the scene.
He was standing outside his business with Sajun Matharu, owner of
He said he didn’t know the extent of the damage to his business because he couldn’t get inside.
An attempt to reach the owner of the building,
As the crews battled the fire,
In a social media post, the
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