FedEx Forum reopens after fire evacuation; no injuries reported

FedEx Forum evacuated

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - FedEx Forum was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a report of a small fire.

According to a Grizzlies representative, a small electrical fire was discovered in the sauna located in the Grizzlies locker room area.

Memphis Fire was contacted immediately and the fire has been extinguished.

According to the Grizzlies' PR person, players and FedExForum staff have been allowed back into the building to prepare for Wednesday night’s game.

Tip-off is still scheduled for 7 p.m. Further updates regarding public doors to FedExForum will be provided soon.

WMC’s Janice Broach is investigating.

We will keep you updated.

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