Abandoned hotel catches fire overnight in Hattiesburg

Abandoned hotel catches fire overnight in Hattiesburg
The former Magnuson Hotel building caught fire sometime before 1:30 a.m. (Source: WDAM)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - Hattiesburg firefighters are still working to put out hotspots inside an abandoned hotel that caught fire early Thursday morning.

The former Magnuson Hotel building caught fire sometime before 1:30 a.m. The building is located on U.S. Highway 49 between the Holiday Inn and McDonald’s.

According to fire officials on the scene, no one was hurt in the blaze.

The cause of the fire is unknown and remains under investigation.

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