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Firefighters barely escape City Cafe
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Several McMinnville firefighters barely escaped serious injury battling the downtown fire Sunday afternoon as they were on the roof and inside the building just before the roof collapsed.“It’s the closest call we’ve had to getting somebody hurt bad,” said McMinnville Fire Chief Kevin Lawrence. “They know all the warning signs and they felt it giving,” he said of firefighters on the roof. “When that happened, the captain ordered an immediate evacuation.