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      Fire at paper mill in Manistique

      The Manistique Public Safety and Volunteer Fire Officers were called to a reported fire at the FutureMark Paper Mill, formerly known as Manistique Papers, Thursday evening at 8:14.

      Employees reported that the fire was located in a storage pile of paper bales located outside, adjacent to the building near a clippings shed.

      Paper mill employees fought the blaze until firefighters arrived, and in a combined effort, the fire was extinguished without any damage to the building.

      There were no injuries reported, and the cause of the fire is undetermined.

      Firefighters cleared the scene at 4:30 a.m. Friday morning.