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Community members raising money for business after fire
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Community members raising money for business after fire

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- After a fire left a well known local business destroyed, community members are stepping up to help those affected.Early on the morning of August 1, a fire broke out at R&R Tent Rentals near South Webster.The business would provide tents for events all over the region and beyond.Owner Rodney Wright says nearly their entire inventory was destroyed.“I started out with two tents 25 years ago, and I probably had 130 tents at this point,” Wright said.Wright says the most painful part of the loss was two tractors that belonged to his father and grandfather.Kristie Johnson is a teacher in South Webster High School. She says the business has been a staple in the community.“We have a few businesses that always give to the school, and he was a huge one,” Johnson sai...