Tuesday, November 13, 2018
News Roundup

Trash can fire prompts evacuation of AMC Sundial 20

Times staff

ST. PETERSBURG — The action on screen came to an abrupt halt for Moviegoers at the AMC Sundial 20 Monday evening.

A trash can fire inside the movie house in downtown St. Petersburg activated a sprinkler and prompted an evacuation.

St. Petersburg Fire Rescue Lt. Steven Lawrence said firefighters responded to the call at 6:45 p.m. There were no injuries, he said.

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