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First Friday celebrates Ironwood's crafters


March 3, 2018

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

TOM BROWN stands at the main desk at the Downtown Art Place during First Friday activities. A steady stream of people viewed the exhibits and crafts tables in the connected theater.

IRONWOOD - With the smell of smoke still in the air from the Feb. 21 downtown fire, shoppers showed up nonetheless Friday for the First Friday celebration in the evening.

A small Chelsi's Corner sales area was set up in the Ironwood Theatre lobby for the occasion. The clothing store at 102 E. Aurora St. burned in the fire in which three people lost their lives in upstairs apartments.

The cause of the fire has still not been determined, and the street is closed pending razing of the building and the one next to it at 104 E. Aurora and the charred rubble that remains.

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