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"Maintenance mishap" closes Johnson Hall on JSU campus

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson firefighters have been called to the Jackson State University campus for what school officials are calling a "maintenance mishap" at Johnson Hall.

JSU Director of Public Relations, Jean Cook, says just before 8 a.m. an air conditioning contractor was working on an air conditioner in the basement of Johnson Hall. His torch caught on fire but was quickly contained.

Cook says the worker was treat at the scene and is expected to be Ok.

Johnson Hall was closed, but reopened later in the morning.

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