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The restaurant at
"They've all been wonderful," she said. "People have been posting a lot of positive comments on Facebook about it."
"We wanted to hire local businesses to work on the reconstruction," said
After an inspection by the Lanes' insurance company, the remains were torn down by
"They would have stopped the fire if we had them before,"
The new fire security sprinkler system is still being worked on. She said it should be up by the end of the month.
"The fryers wouldn't start at first,"
Getting the restaurant back on its feet has been a family effort. The Lanes' daughters, Melissa and Leanne, and niece, Mellissa, all took vacation time off from their fulltime jobs to help train new staff.
"My nephew, Colby, who just turned 10, even helped restock the soda machine,"
While the business is up and running now,
"This is my all-time favorite seafood place," she said. "I used to not want to tell people about it, but with the new place it looks like they're more than able to accommodate."
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