Building used in ‘My Dog Skip’ damaged in structure fire


MENDENHALL, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mendenhall Fire Department worked a structure fire Sunday morning

The fire was at the Star Theatre, on Main Street in Mendenhall, according to a representative of the Mendenhall Fire Department.

Mendenhall Mayor Todd Booth says the call came in around 10:00 a.m.

The fire was brought under control quickly by authorities.

No injuries have been reported; also, no one was inside.

The Star Theatre was featured in the movie My Dog Skip.

The city was trying to restore the structure after the roof caved in a few years ago according to the mayor.

The building has been a part of Mendenhall since the 1930s.


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