A West Side Market vendor will open on Wednesday for the first time since the fire on Jan. 30.
CLEVELAND - The company hired to handle clean-up at Cleveland's West Side Market will be done on Tuesday, but there is still more work before it can reopen.
The West Side Market on West 25th Street caught fire during the early morning on Jan. 30. No one was injured, but the blaze caused heavy smoke damage and destroyed two meat stands.
The city of Cleveland said city officials and Osborn Engineering performed a structural assessment of the main market building on Monday. RestoreX, a Mentor-based disaster recovery company firm, will complete its work on Tuesday after more than a week inside the 100-year-old market.
The Cleveland Department of Public Works will soon meet with the market's tenants association to explain the next steps for vendors.
Before the West Side Market can open and stands can be restocked, all surfaces that come into contact with food have to be cleaned and sanitized, the city of Cleveland said. The storage lockers in the market's basement must also be cleaned.
The Cleveland Department of Public Health will oversee the final inspection. The market house will remain closed until further notice, the city said.
The exact cause of the fire is still under investigation.
A meat vendor reopens at the West Side Market Wednesday after the fire that started at his stand.
Sebastian's Meats, one of the indoor stalls damaged in the West Side Market fire last January, reopened Wednesday morning at 7 a.m.
A mob of people Saturday at Cleveland's West Side Market - took part in a cash mob for the first Saturday the market was open since a fire shut down part of it for a few weeks.
Customers flocked to the West Side Market on Monday when it reopened for the first time since a fire damaged the historic landmark.
Visitors can expect to see a clean-as-can-be facility after the January fire.
West Side Market vendors spent Wednesday cleaning, baking and prepping ahead of the market's scheduled reopening on Monday.
President's Day will be a big day at the West Side Market as the Cleveland landmark gets set to reopen.
Cleanup has been completed on the West Side Market, and while the building is deemed structurally safe, the cause of the fire remains undetermined.
The company hired to handle clean-up at Cleveland's West Side Market will be done on Tuesday, but there is still more work before it can reopen.