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July 11,2016 03:18

Fire crews were called to Carmike Cinema located on Tall Pines Ave. in Longview Sunday morning. Moviegoers reported smelling something around 11:50 a.m. and were immediately told to evacuate by theater workers. When investigators arrived they found ...and more »



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LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -
Fire crews were called to Carmike Cinema located on Tall Pines Ave. in Longview Sunday morning.Moviegoers reported smelling something around 11:50 a.m. and were immediately told to evacuate by theater workers.When investigators arrived they found that a motor belt used to raise the curtain to the theater screen had not been turned off and began to burn, causing smoke to be seen in the theater.Fire crews quickly isolated the cause and the danger was eliminated.Customers were allowed to go back and finish watching their movie or were given tickets for future movies.Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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