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FOLLOW-UP: Sunrise Produce Company
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- Fire fighters are still watching hot spots at the Pensacola warehouse that burned down Friday afternoon.
The warehouse off Brent Lane was home to several food distributors.
Today workers were back to clean up.
"Friday we saw a very different image of the Sunrise Produce building flames shooting up out of the windows and even from the roof. Monday morning we found crews quickly trying to clean up what was left behind."
The fire ripped through the building causing the roof to collapse..
The businesses that operated here are now looking for new locations.
Armour Eckrich Meats has spent the last seven years distributing from this location.
None of their employees were inside when the fire broke out....
But they lost nearly 10,000 dollars in meats and frozen foods.
Their products are now being shuttled from Panama City as for where to move they haven't decided.
Greg Prevatte Armour Eckrich Meat "We don't expect any disruption to the service or to the customers we'll make it happen one way or another."
Michael Dirden works for Sunrise.
He was inside when the fire started.
"I got away from the building scared it was going to blow up because all this ammonia we had around and chemicals."
Monday he returned to throw out 8-truck loads of spoiled produce.....
Michael Dirden "You can't smell the food all you smell is smoke. The smoke is all on the boxes and it's all contaminated. You can't breathe in there."
"The State Fire Marshal's office is still investigating what may have caused this fire.