After a massive fire that took out an entire roof in one building, Keller’s Flea Market opened their doors again on Saturday, January 18th. Located in the front area of the market, Building B was consumed by flames on Tuesday morning around 11:40am. The fire caused the roof of the building to collapse.
Keller’s Flea Market, located in Savannah, Georgia, are open every Saturday and Sunday year-round. With over 400 retail stall spaces, six delicious food concessions, and bus & RV parking, it’s a wonderful market to both sell and shop from. Guests can find all sorts of treasures including apparel, jewelry, antiques, collectibles, toys, and so much more.
Over 80 first responders from various stations raced to the scene to extinguish the flames, according to WSAV News. Responders arrived within minutes and were able to contain the fire, but vendors at the market said by that point, more than four individuals had already lost all of their merchandise. Some people claimed one of the businesses had lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in products.
Keller’s Flea Market stated in a Facebook post: “We are so fortunate to be a part of such an incredible community,” the post reads. “We appreciate your concern and support regarding the fire that occurred on Tuesday. We will be open for normal business hours on Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and invite the entire community to join us in support of the many small business owners at Keller’s this weekend while enjoying a wide selection of goods and services, food and beverage options, and fresh produce. We look forward to seeing you.”Keller’s flea market
Vendors are continuing to support each other and help the businesses who lost a lot in the fire. Market officials say they are grateful for the community’s support, and are still investigating the cause of the fire. Luckily, no one was injured. Stay tuned for updates on their Facebook page or their website at https://ilovefleas.com/home/market-updates/.