Ribbon cutting held for Lamar County Community Shelter - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Ribbon cutting held for Lamar County Community Shelter

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

Lamar County residents will have a new refuge for natural disasters.

The Lamar County Community Shelter held its ribbon cutting and grand opening Monday morning in Purvis. 

Located next to the fairgrounds facility, the multi-functional concrete shelter is built to sustain damage from either a tornado or hurricane. The shelter has also been approved by the American Red Cross.

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