A West Side Market vendor will open on Wednesday for the first time since the fire on Jan. 30.
CLEVELAND - Vendors are meeting at the West Side Market to discuss how they'll make their living while the market is temporarily closed from a recent fire.
The meeting began at 1 p.m. Following the meeting, newsnet5.com and NewsChannel5 will bring you updates on what was discussed and their plans moving forward.
The West Side Market is closed "until further notice" so officials can investigate the cause the fire and have the property properly cleaned.
Two stands inside the market suffered the most damage: Sebastian's Meats and Foster's Meats.
Luckily, no one was hurt when the blaze broke out Wednesday around 2:20 a.m.
"We're working diligently to get this open and get our facility back online," explained Mike Cox, director of public works. "We have a lot of soot and smoke damage that needs remediated."
A media briefing will take place at the West Side Market at 3 p.m. There, reporters can take a quick walk-through immediately following the news conference to see the damage.
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.