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The owners of the Uranus supermarket were devastated after a large fire destroyed the building. Around 2.20 on Monday around 2.20 am NSW Rural Fire Brigades were called to the city IGA owned by Ralph and Karen Chichi. The couple owns a building that is believed to have been built in the late 1800s, over 30 years. They were out of town for a family Easter meeting when they got the news, and returned to the scene yesterday. The fire left Uranus, home to just under 400 people, without a supermarket. Federation Council Mayor Pat Burke also visited the venue yesterday to support the family. “It’s incredibly sad when something like this happens,” he said. “The store has been a big part of Ralph’s life, and it’s pretty hard for him.” It was a big shock to the family, it really turned everything upside down for them at the moment. “The building was badly damaged. READ MORE” No casualties not yet officially determined, ”he said. “It’s a serious impact on the community.” Retired Julie Barker said the nearest supermarket is a 30-minute drive from Lockhart. She lives in three homes from the scene of the fire, and was awakened by firecrackers early yesterday morning. “That’s all for me,” she said of the business. – I don’t have a car and I need to shop in the area. “I’ve talked to a lot of people, they’re all very upset about it.” They’re glad no one was hurt, but now we’re wondering what we’re all going to do. ”Police and firefighters stayed on stage for most of the day. floods in 2012 and remained open during difficult times, including droughts. Ciccias took over the business from Kevin Hoare in 1992 and lived nearby. A police spokeswoman said the incident was under investigation. ” After firefighters put out the blaze, Murray River Police Department officers identified the crime scene, “the spokeswoman said.” The cause of the fire is unknown, and no one was in business at the time. ” Here’s how you can access our trusted content:

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