Friday, March 31, 2023

Transformer Ignites Fire at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium

Video from the Daily Mississippian

The Oxford Fire Department responded to a fire at the Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Thursday afternoon.

According to Fire Chief Joey Gardner, the fire was caused by an electrical transformer and firefighters arrived on the scene at about 3:45 p.m.

The fire was located under the canopy on the west side of the stadium.

The fire was out by about 4:15 p.m. and no injuries were reported.

Garnder said two fire engines and three fire stations reported to the scene.

Staff report