A West Side Market vendor will open on Wednesday for the first time since the fire on Jan. 30.
CLEVELAND - The West Side Market is scheduled to reopen on Monday, Feb. 18, after a recent fire shut it down for days.
Cleanup has been completed on the Market, but the cause of the blaze remains undetermined. Officials deemed the building "structurally safe" on Tuesday during a news conference.
Officials said to successfully reopen on Feb. 18, several things will need to happen, per Cleveland Department of Public Health:
- all food contact surfaces will need to be thoroughly cleaned
- basement walk-in lockers/shelving will need to be sanitized
- walls and floors must be thoroughly scrubbed
- all food stored in the basement must be thrown out
The fire at West Side Market broke out around 2:20 a.m. on Jan. 31 causing damage to several stands inside.
It cost approximately $276,000 to clean-up the facility over 13 days.
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.