Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Holy Fire Batman!

Sunday night late my workplace caught fire.

It happened shortly after closing. Thank the Lord there was nobody there. The fire destroyed most of the kitchen. The rest of the gigantic place has awful smoke damage. I heard down the line that the damage is estimated at $350,000. Lucky the fire didnt reach the bar... all the liquor igniting would have been awful.

So I am currently now without a real income for the next few months. I heard there is insurance, so I will be getting an unemployment type partial check if I agree to come back after the damage is fixed.

I feel badly for my boss. Im just glad he's smart enough to have insurance and all that jazz... but he will be losing alot of $. The biggest $ day of the year is 3 weeks away. The repairs will not be done in time.

I still cant grasp the fact that I dont have to work tomorrow. I have been on the phone ALL day talking with disbelieving co-workers. Some of these girls live day to day. Im so scared for them.

7 comments:

Shell said...

what an awful thing- but so glad no-one was caught in it. On the upside - more time for scrapping?

toners said...

I'm so sorry. As you said, it could have been so much worse though. I'm sure you got a huge shock.

Jill said...

How awful! :-( :-( :-(

Arielle said...

Yeah more time for scrapping. I would say you could hang out more on the board, but I think ezboard is sucky today. Did you notice that too?

Silvitanova said...

I'm sorry. Good to hear that nobody is harmed. Hope you can re-open it soon!

Jillian Marie said...

Omgosh, I am sorry to hear this, definitely shocking news for you. So glad nobody was hurt. I will be thinking abt you and the decisions you have ahead. All my best my dear!

xo Jillian

rachel said...

That has got to be scary! Good luck to all of you. Things are never the same after something like that.