MOUNT PLEASANT – A handful of ladies, principally strangers, gathered on July 16 to assist brides who misplaced their wedding attire in a fireplace that destroyed Denims Bridal and two different shops the day earlier than.

Chelsea Walden was one of many brides concerned. Walden’s gown was ready for her final change date earlier than her wedding in September.

“I did not suppose it was that unhealthy,” recalled Walden when he heard concerning the flame. She stated she drove previous the shop on her solution to work and knew she had misplaced her gown.



Grayson Goldwater stares at among the wedding attire donated to assist brides after a fireplace destroyed Denims Bridal in Mount Nice. Grace Beahm Alford / workers



Tulle promenade attire, sequin mermaids, satin fit-and-flares, and classic lace wedding robes in sizes 0-22 hung throughout Seacoast Church in Mount Nice on July 16, after greater than 100 have been donated to the trigger.

“You dream of this gown and now you’re again in first place,” stated Walden when she reached the Seacoast campus on Longpoint Highway. “I virtually burst into tears after I entered.”

Walden searched the garments with the assistance of Haley Zimmerman, one of many volunteers. Whereas the opposite volunteers waited, extra garments have been introduced in.

“We want brides,” stated volunteer Erin Ledford.

“She stated sure to the gown,” echoed by way of the prayer rooms as Walden selected a gown.

The gown belonged to volunteer Michelle Catalan, who bought married in September.

“I feel it is an incredible achievement once we may also help somebody, that is nice,” stated Catalan.

The attire are being relocated to Pivotal Health Park West, which is internet hosting a wedding gown and tuxedo journey to gather gadgets to serve brides and grooms in want. Brides can view and choose attire from 9:30 a.m. to six:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to five:00 p.m. Sunday, and 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday by way of Thursday.

An in a single day fireplace destroyed common bridal store Auto Cash Title Loans and IHT Accounting, stated Mount Nice Fireplace Division Captain Matt Tidwell. The retailers have been empty and no casualties have been reported.

Calls have been obtained a few fireplace on Johnnie Dodds Boulevard round 12:15 p.m. on July 15, in accordance with the Charleston County Dispatch.

The reason for the fireplace is unknown.

Allan G. Bolden Accounting, which stands subsequent to IHT Accounting, has additionally been broken.

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