Mendenhall theatre featured in My Dog Skip damaged in fire - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Mendenhall theatre featured in My Dog Skip damaged in fire

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MENDENHALL, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Mendenhall fire officials battled a large structure fire on Main Street Sunday.

Officials with the Simpson County Sheriff's Department say the building on fire is the old theater.

According to Mendenhall Mayor Todd Booth, the theatre was featured in the movie My Dog Skip and the city was in talks with the owner to restore the structure after the roof caved in a few years ago. 

There were no injuries and the cause of the fire is not known at this time. 

Mendenhall, Magee, and Braxton Volunteer Fire Departments were on the scene. 

Officials say they received the call around 10 a.m. 

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