Fire reported at Theatre building on USM’s campus


HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) — Emergency crews are responding to the Theatre and Dance Building on the University of Southern Mississippi’s campus after a fire was reported.

Jim Coll, the chief communications officer for USM, tweeted about the incident. A small fire was contained in the drainage system and basement.

No injuries were reported.

They are asking for students and staff to stay away from the area. The building will be closed for the rest of the day and Wednesday for evaluation.

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