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Business destroyed
Bankpak declared complete loss
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Firefighters battled through the night Wednesday trying to combat a fire that leveled the Bankpak industrial complex near Morrison.Flames could be seen licking high into the air all the way from the outskirts of McMinnville shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday. The large office and warehouse located just behind Morrison Shell was already heavily engulfed when Morrison firemen arrived. A call soon went out for mutual aid assistance drawing volunteer agencies from Centertown and Viola, as well as an aerial ladder truck from McMinnville Fire Department.“We were on the scene until six this morning,” said Morrison Fire Chief Mark Parker of the fire they battled for eight hours.