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Investigation continues into YMCA Fire

Investigation continues in Ocean Springs YMCA Fire. (Photo source: WLOX) Investigation continues in Ocean Springs YMCA Fire. (Photo source: WLOX)

The investigation into the YMCA building fire in Ocean Springs continues. 

According to Ocean Springs Fire Chief Jeffrey Ponson, the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. YMCA's insurance adjusters are expected to be in town tomorrow to assess the damage. Ponson says fire investigators will do a walk through with them.
 
The fire started July 23 just before noon in the teen counseling and senior center on Government Street. Firefighters worked for more than two hours to extinguish the flames. No one was injured.
 
Fire chief Jeffery Ponson also gave an update on a funeral home fire that took place in Ocean Springs a week before the YMCA fire.  Ponson believes a cause of the fire at Southern Mississippi Funeral Services on July 16 has been determined, but has not been released. He did say he knows electricity problems are ruled out as a cause.
 
 
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