Flatwoods Business Owner Devastated by Fire, Grateful for Community Support and Firefighter Efforts

Local Business Suffers Extensive Damage in Fire; Owner Determined to Rebuild

A devastating fire blazed through Tri-State Lawn Care, a local business in Flatwoods, Kentucky, on Tuesday afternoon. The building was occupied by three to four people at the time, all of whom managed to escape unharmed. The business is a subsidiary of Tri-State Enterprise and has been owned by Michael Wheeler, who expressed shock and disbelief as decades of dedication went up in flames in a matter of minutes.

Despite the loss, Wheeler expressed gratitude for the support of the community and the efforts of the firefighters who responded to the blaze. As a long-standing presence in the community, Tri-State Lawn Care remains committed to overcoming this setback and rebuilding for the future. Flatwoods Fire Chief Brent Dean reported that the fire broke out at the business on Argillite Road.

Wheeler, unable to be on-site during the fire, was grateful that everyone made it out safely. He emphasized the importance of finding solutions and maintaining a positive outlook in the face of adversity. Wheeler’s determination to rebuild and move forward is an inspiration to many in Flatwoods and beyond.

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