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Small Fire Forces Evacuation of Movies at Mount Berry

Aug 02, 2013 -- 11:34am
By: Laura-Jane Hatcher (WRGA News)
 
The Movies at Mount Berry Theatre was temporarily evacuated Thursday evening after a small fire erupted in a speaker. 
 
According to the Rome Fire Department, the relatively minor fire was already out by the time emergency crews responded around 6:45pm. Though it is under investigation, Village Theatre officials claim a spark ignited a speaker inside cinema 4 and was quickly put-out by employees. Despite the modest blaze, the building was evacuated as per safety protocols. 
 
The damage was minimal---fire department officials say there was little to none except for the front foam cover of the speaker. The theatre reopened shortly after the incident. 
 

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