Morgan Memorial Library briefly evacuated due to shrub fire

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The Morgan Memorial Library in Suffolk was briefly evacuated due to a shrub fire, Wednesday.

Officials said a small fire sparked in the shrubbery and mulch near the front entrance, around 11:37 a.m.

A Suffolk officer was able to put out the flames before firefighters arrived.

The building was evacuated and employees and patrons were able to re-enter at approximately 1:12 p.m.

There were no reported injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.



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