Fire destroys Miss. center

October 7th, 2010  |  Published in Business

A venerable bowling center one mile west of the University of Mississippi campus has been destroyed by fire.

The early morning blaze at The Lanes and Brass Monkey Pub & Grill in Oxford, Miss., took more than five hours to fully extinguish. West Jackson Avenue, a major traffic artery in Oxford, was shut down through much of the rush-hour period.

The center, formerly known as Kiami’s, had been a popular hang-out for Ole Miss students.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

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