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Classes resume at ICC Belden after morning evacuation

Itawamba Community College at Belden

The evacuation happened Thursday morning at ICC's Belden Center.

Posted: Jan 31, 2019 10:48 AM
Updated: Jan 31, 2019 10:55 AM

BELDEN, Miss. (WTVA) - Students and faculty members at Itawamba Community College’s Belden Center returned to classes following a morning evacuation.

This was due to a possible fire in a mechanical area.


Tupelo firefighters responded to the Belden Center Thursday morning.

A college spokesperson said smoke issues were the primary concern.

Tupelo firefighters did respond to the campus.

“Necessary precautions were taken since student and employee safety is the College’s utmost priority.”

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