Akron firefighters early Saturday battled a blaze that destroyed Wilson Energy LLC on Morgan Street, not far from the Perry’s Ice Cream plant.
Firefighters arriving after 1 a.m. discovered “heavy fire conditions” in the single-story building, used to process agricultural products, and sounded a second alarm. The fire was brought under control in 2½ hours later, Akron Fire Chief Gary Baehr said.
The casue remains under investigation. Other companies disapatched to the scene included Newstead, Clarence, Clarence Center, Harris Hill, Swormville and Indian Falls.