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No impact to Grand Theatre schedule

August 19, 2015 -

Last night's minor electrical fire at the Grand Theatre was contained and caused no damage.

It was located on the roof and involved cables used in the winter time to keep eaves troughs clear of ice.

The situation was well managed and everyone was safely evacuated from the building.  There will be no impact on presentations at the Grand Theatre – all are running as scheduled.

A refund or credit is available to patrons of last night's performance of Queen— It's a Kinda Magic. Please call the box office at (613) 530-2050 or stop by at 218 Princess Street, Monday through Saturday between noon and 6 p.m.

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About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality - - ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future.  Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.