Art Van Furniture Reopens Its Doors In Fort Wayne

WARREN, Mich., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Following a small fire at its Fort
Wayne location, Art Van Furniture announced today the store is once again open.
The store located on 311 Coliseum Blvd. was closed on Saturday and Sunday due to
smoke and water damage caused by a fire Friday evening.

“We are thankful no one was injured in this incident,” said Art Van Elslander,
founder and chairman of Art Van Furniture. “We also want to extend our sincerest
gratitude to the Fort Wayne Fire Department for quickly containing the fire.”

The Fort Wayne Fire Marshal is still determining the cause of the fire, which
was contained to the front of the store. The 46,000 square foot furniture store
reopened to the public on President’s Day, Monday February 17, 2014. Repairs are
expected to be completed within a few weeks.

The Midwest’s No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer officially opened the Fort
Wayne store on February 4, 2014.

About Art Van Furniture
Art Van Furniture is the Midwest’s largest furniture retailer and America’s
largest independent furniture retailer. The company operates 37 stores
throughout Michigan, five stores in Chicagoland, one store in Toledo, Ohio, a
full service e-commerce website, plus 40 freestanding Art Van PureSleep bedding
stores in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. Founded in 1959, the company is
family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Michigan. Visit for more

SOURCE Art Van Furniture

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