MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — Update:
The owner of the restaurant, Mike Hufstetler, said that the bar of Buffington's was reopened Saturday, and that the kitchen will hopefully be open on Monday.
He said that he is grateful to the community and everyone who has helped get the business back up during this time, and said that he didn't think anyone would be able to help until Monday since all the part and electrical stores are closed.
Hufstetler said that many favors came his way, and "even Lowe's Electric opened for us, and let our guys in to grab parts."
He was very grateful to the community, and everyone who has helped him.
The popular Bar and Grill "Buffington's" in Milledgeville has announced that they were closed due to a fire.
In a post to their Facebook page, the restaurant said that Friday night they suffered an electrical fire, and would be closing.
They asked to keep their team members in your thoughts and prayers as as they went through the tough time.
In an update on the post this morning, the community was thanked for their support.
A friend of the owner spoke with Baxley Electrical, and they showed up Saturday morning to get to work on repairing the damage done by the fire.
The post said that the restaurant should hopefully be back up and running at some point today thanks to their help.
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