Blaze destroys Majestic Video

by dentonramsey

Blaze destroys Majestic Video

By Denton Ramsey, Managing Editor

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, Madison’s Majestic Video burned to the ground.

Rob Douglas, the Marlin video-store owner, is now waiting on investigators to clear the mess as he awaits word on insurance coverage and preliminary rebuilding costs.

“We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their support and caring comments for us since the fire at Madison’s Majestic Video,” Rob Douglas, along with wife Melissa and daughter Madison, said through an official release. “Everyone has been so kind and supportive, is it wonderful.”

Douglas, who also ran a cell phone service and tanning salon business at the store’s location, will continue with his Cellular One business and will be accepting phone payments Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the EMS.

For those inquiring about new Cellular One service, Douglas may be called on his personal cell phone at 254-422-3268 and he will be happy to come and meet interested parties at their location.

In addition, movies that were rented out at the time of the fire may be returned to Evans Tire Service during regular business hours.

“Majestic Video has been ‘the place’ to rent movies in Marlin for many years and we hope to return better than ever,” Douglas said. “We especially wish to thank the hard work and dedication of all of the Volunteer Fire Departments in Falls County. We would like everyone to take a minute to thank their local volunteers who take time from their busy day and family to help us.”

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