Fire shuts down community centre

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SPRINGHILL – Fire at the Dr. Carson and Marion Murray Cmmunity Centre has shut down the hub for activity in Springhill.

The centre is closed and all scheduled events – including Friday night's Jr. B Cumberland County Blues game – are cancelled until further notice.

Eartly reports indicate the fire may have originated in the mens washroom and that an arrest has been made in relation to the incident.

More details will follow.

Organizations: Marion Murray Cmmunity Centre

Geographic location: Springhill

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Recent comments

  • Hockey Dad
    November 15, 2012 - 11:18

    This was only a matter of time. Over the last two hockey seasons I have been to the rink at least one night per week for my sons hockey practice. There is always a pack of Dirt Bags hanging around the side door . When it gets colder they move inside. I have witnessed them challenge men as well as 12 year old players. I have personally had to hold back a Pee Wee aged player from getting verbally involved with them for fear that they would assault us. They are foul mouthed and lack any respect. I have been to several rinks around the province and have never seen anything like it. What a shame, such a nice facility going down the crapper.

  • Concerned
    November 15, 2012 - 09:59

    Very sad to hear that there is an arrest involved. What is wrong with people for them to have absolutely no respect for such a community asset as this? I am really hoping for a quick recovery - the more I sit here thinking about this the angrier I am getting. A lot of families will be affected. Shame on whoever is responsible - maybe there should be an investment made in security cameras.

  • hillbilly
    November 15, 2012 - 07:56

    Does this mean the dimond dinner is cancelled as well?... What a shame, Springhillers had put a lot of time, effort and money into such a beautiful facility and the employees there take such pride in their building and someone takes it upon themselves to ruin it.