UPDATE: 7 businesses destroyed by downtown Blue Ridge fire

Authorities said Sunday another six structures were damaged by the wind-swept flames.

The cause of the fire which started about 1:45 Saturday afternoon at Danielle’s Cafe has not been determined. There were no reported injuries. (Photo courtesy Fanning County EMS)

Meanwhile, the town’s merchants association has started a GoFund account to help those businesses impacted by the fire. Fundraiser by Pam Fink : Blue Ridge Ga businesses damaged by fire (gofundme.com)

EARLIER STORY: Fire strikes heart of popular NE Ga. tourist town (wgtjradio.com)