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Smoot Honey Warehouse Deals With Fire Damages

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Owner and vice president of Smoot Honey said he and his business partner had locked up and were about to leave the warehouse for the evening when they noticed the flames. They quickly called in help from the fire department, but a lot of damage, approximately a million dollars worth, was still done including the partial collapse of the warehouse ceiling.

"We lost the vast majority of our honey containers, our cardboard and then the warehouse is going to be a loss. We are going to have to tear the whole building down because of the damage done to the structure during the fire," said Mark Jensen, owner and vice president of the company.

Jensen believes the fire was started by a furnace and said it is a terrible thing to happen during the holiday season. Thankfully, the room where the honey is stored was not damaged in the fire.  The company is currently in the process of looking for a new location in the Great Falls area, so they can get honey out to their loyal costumers as quickly as possible.

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