FedExForum evacuated briefly after fire alarm - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

FedExForum evacuated briefly after fire alarm

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - FedExForum was briefly evacuated Wednesday evening after a car hit a water pipe, causing a fire alarm.

Officials said a car struck a water pipe in the arena's parking garage around 5:30pm, triggering a building-wide fire alarm.

Fans assembled to watch a Memphis Tigers basketball game were instructed to leave the building while the alarm was active.

People were allowed to re-enter the building about 20 minutes later.

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