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Crews trying to prevent total collapse at old Missoula Merc site

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Part of the pharmacy at the Missoula Mercantile collapsed earlier this week. (MTN News photo) Part of the pharmacy at the Missoula Mercantile collapsed earlier this week. (MTN News photo)
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Construction crews are still working hard to secure the walls of what remains of the old Missoula Mercantile.

Workers found themselves struggling to keep the structure of the old Pharmacy building from collapsing earlier this week.

A number of steel beams are now bracing the north wall with the hopes of preventing a total collapse.

Teams of contractors are still eking out the best course of action before moving forward.

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