Work continues at Trans World Radio (TWR) after a Dec. 22 fire destroyed part of its headquarters located in Cary, N.C.
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The nondenominational ministry is involved in media projects around the globe.
In a video posted on TWR’s website (twr.org), President Lauren Libby said a police remain committed to finding the reason for the fire. In one update, Libby said no broadcast time was lost because of the fire.
Currently, employees are working out of TWR’s lodge, which is also on the same property.
Libby said staff are banding together to continue to ministry God has called them to around the world.
Early estimates of damage will probably cost more than $100,000 out of pocket. Libby said the ministry kept its insurance deductible high so its costs could stay low, but that means the ministry will have to provide the money to make sure the facility is safe and updated with current local building codes.
Equipment will also have to be purchased to replace what has been damaged.
Significant smoke damage was sustained throughout the building. The website update said the loading dock, workshop areas and mail distribution areas were ruined. Upstairs, TWR’s Spanish group and TWR Women of Hope areas have been blocked off because that part is structurally unsound.
Because of the suspicious nature of the fire, TWR plans to upgrade its security as part of the renovations.
According to a TWR press release, the fire started on the loading dock, and firefighters responded within minutes of the blaze starting.
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