Fire at Club Elegance Determined to be Intentional
July, 11, 2016

July 11, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (SH2016-23)

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
R. Steve Huffman
Public Information Officer
(251) 208-7163/Fax: (251) 208-5843
E-Mail: huffman@cityofmobile.org

FIRE AT CLUB ELEGANCE DETERMINED TO BE INTENTIONAL

Mobile Fire-Rescue Investigators have determined the fire that occurred at Club Elegance, located at 208 North Lafayette Street, was intentionally set.

The fire was reported at approximately 5:44 a.m. Monday morning, July 11. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke showing from the single story, brick structure upon arrival.

Investigators found evidence that indicated the fire was intentionally set and may have been burglarized.

Damage is estimated at approximately $350 thousand.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information pertaining to the fire is asked to contact the MFRD Investigation Unit at 251-402-4407.

ATF is assisting with the investigation.

Engines 3, 8, 14; trucks 4, 17; rescue 3 and District Chief Johnny Morris responded to the call.

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