Ping-pong ball starts Main Street fire, students say

Last updated: October 11, 2013 - 6:25pm


A fire-damaged mattress and box spring sit behind the old Hotel Magee – now home to student housing – on Friday afternoon. (Press Enterprise/M.J. Mahon)
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