FLINT (WJRT) - (12/6/2019) -Members of the Oman Temple are hoping to rebuild.This comes after the building caught fire early this morning. No one was inside at the time, but one firefighter was hurt.
The Oman Temple has been around for decades. Members of the club said not only was it a social spot, but they held business meetings there as well. The group hosts fundraisers and community events. One of their partnerships is with Bernston Field House on Halloween.
"We've been here for a long time, our clientele will be looking for some place to go, and it's kind of sad, we'll rebuild, we'll be alright," James Wardlow said. He is a long-time member of the club.
The owner said they service about 40,000 people a month. People come from out of town to meet and greet at that location. They are now asking for prayer while also talking about future plans. He said although this has affected their meetings, it will not stop them from serving the community.
"It's not going to hurt us, our efforts, we would love for the community to come together at this time so we can still be able to help someone else, it's not just about us, it's about the community," Patrick Julian said.
The fire is currently under investigation.The owner is asking for donations to help with their community Christmas Drive. You can contact Patrick Julian at 810-423-5751.