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Officials still searching for Cordele furniture store arsonist

Officials are still lookinf for the person responsible for a furniture store fire in Cordele. (Source: WALB) Officials are still lookinf for the person responsible for a furniture store fire in Cordele. (Source: WALB)
Bush's Wholesale Furniture on East 9th Avenue went up in flames early Saturday morning. (Source: WALB) Bush's Wholesale Furniture on East 9th Avenue went up in flames early Saturday morning. (Source: WALB)
Candice Morey (Source: WALB) Candice Morey (Source: WALB)
CORDELE, GA (WALB) -

Investigators in Cordele are still working to find out who started a huge fire at a furniture store over the weekend.

Bush's Wholesale Furniture on East 9th Avenue went up in flames early Saturday morning and it took almost 12 hours to get the fire under control.

MORE: Arson ruled as cause of Cordele furniture store fire

The fire chief said someone lit the fire to a pile of mattresses outside of the building and it spread through the store, causing $3 million worth of damage to the building, furniture and appliances.

The store owner said that she has received a lot of help since the incident.

"Every time we feel bad, something happens, I get a phone call from an old customer or a friend or family member just offering to do whatever they can to help us," said Owner Candice Morey.

Investigators are still looking for any information leading to the arrest of the arsonist.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Georgia arson hotline at 1-800-282-5804 and they could possibly earn a reward of up to $10,000.

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