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Downtown Warren regrouping after fire

The landscape changed, but the hardworking spirit of the city hasn't.

Posted: Dec. 28, 2017 9:40 PM

Warren, IN. (WFFT)- The fire is over now, but the city is moving forward.


"When you are self employed, you gotta keep working," Janet Dilts said.

Dilts works at The Corner Salon a few doors down from where the fire happened.

"That's always what you do in a small town. I've had people stop me multiple times asking do I need anything... What's happening? Are you back to work? "

She said the city is dealing with the loss, but for the most part, even through the holiday, she and her client Cindy Fleeger agree that businesses have been thriving during this  tough time.
Now they are helping another business to get up and running. That business is next door to where the fire happened.

"The city's got a tight bond anyway. We're known as the small town with a big heart, and the heart just gets bigger," Fleeger said.

If you ask them, they'll tell you... the landscape changed, but the hardworking demeanor of the city hasn't.

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