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Fire at Graces Place AKA "Cool Spot"

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Fire at Graces Place AKA "Cool Spot"

There has been a substantial fire at Graces Place AKA "Cool Spot" that burned down most if not all of the cabins and hotel the other night. Cafe Tranquillo is raising money to help with the clean up but at this point the hotel's future is uncertain

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1. Re: Fire at Graces Place AKA "Cool Spot"

About half of Miss Grace's cabins were destroyed in the fire on Thursday night, the cause of which is not clear. The individual cabins nearest the beach were not damaged, and the kitchen which suffered minor damage has been repaired and is now open again. The destroyed cabins have been cleared down and work is underway to rebuild them. This will take a fair amount of money so those of us here on the island would urge visitors to continue to support her business so she can rebuild and help minimise the financial loss to her and her family.

Tranquilo Cafe is indeed helping to co-ordinate fundraising efforts and you can find details of how to help on their Facebook page.

Thank you for your support

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Sean C,

What acdiver said is quite true. Their future is not at all uncertain, as there are in fact 9 undamaged rooms, and the restaurant is fully operational.

Over $600 in donations were made through Tranquilo Cafe by Grace's friends and past guests, as well as the fundraiser party held here on the island. In addition, Little Corn Beach & Bungalow also donated $500

But as acdiver said, what will really help Miss Grace out is that people know that she is still open for business, so that she can continue to have revenue coming in to cover the additional costs of rebuilding the rooms that were lost. The best rooms, the ones facing the beach, survived the fire intact.. So come down and stay at Grace's Cool Spot.. She's waiting for you with that wonderful smile we all love.

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That's good to known that the fire was not as bad as initially reported. The last time I was on LCI we stayed next door at Carlito's but ate dinner almost every night at Grace's - good food and good people there

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Little Corn Beach and Bungalows employees voluntarily contributed part of their most recent paychecks to Ms. Grace. LCBB also has an ongoing program asking its guests if they would care to help and to this date that effort has raised over $100.

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