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Posted on Mon, Feb 27, 2012 : 11:35 a.m.

Manchester area hardware store to reopen less than year after fire

By Nathan Bomey

A Manchester area hardware store is set to reopen Thursday after its previous building was ravaged by fire in May, according to the Manchester Enterprise.


A fire destroyed the Manchester True Value Hardware store in May 2011.

Photo courtesy of Barry Allen

Owners of Manchester True Value Hardware built a new store after their previous building was destroyed last year.

After the fire engulfed the building at 19870 Sharon Valley Road, co-owner Darwin Ries described it as a "total loss" but vowed to rebuild.

The store will open at 8 a.m. Thursday with temporary hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, according to the Manchester Enterprise.

Read the full Manchester Enterprise story here.

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