Large blaze destroys Mt. Vernon Warehouse

MT. VERNON — A large fire reportedly destroyed a storage warehouse Saturday afternoon in Mt. Vernon.

At approximately 12:45 p.m. Mt. Vernon Fire Department responded to the building at the corner of 13th and Logan Streets. The building had been utilized Kendrick Paper Stock for storage of paper, cardboard and other materials.

MVFD received mutual aid from Jefferson Fire Protection District, Woodlawn Fire Protection District, Waltonville Fire Protection District and Litton Ambulance. The fire was reported to be under control at around 2:45 p.m.