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UPDATE: Roof collapses at Wausau business

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WAUSAU (WAOW) - Wausau firefighters braved the cold after the roof of a business collapsed late Saturday night.

The collapse happened at Graphic Packaging off Bridge Street. Firefighters got the call after 10:30 p.m. The battalion chief says there were 20 people inside the distribution company, but everyone was evacuated safely. Firefighters believe they have an idea of what caused the roof collapse.

"There was a striking of a support beam by someone on a tub motor,” said Battalion Chief Mark Krueger of the Wausau Fire Department. “So that might have initiated the collapse."

The battalion chief says it is now up to the company to plan on fixing the roof.

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