Fire Ravages Anderson Thrift Store

An early morning fire devastated the Haven of Rest Thrift Store located on W. Orr Street in Anderson at approximately 1:20 a.m. today (Wednesday). Fire officials responded to the scene, though the cause of the fire remains unknown at this time. Haven of Rest Ministries, the nonprofit organization behind the thrift store, provides support to individuals dealing with life-dominating issues like drug and alcohol addiction. The Orr Street location is one of four thrift stores operated by Haven of Rest in Anderson, with proceeds contributing to the ministry’s mission of aiding those in need.