Fire claims bowling alley near Ole Miss campus

Published 2:33 pm Friday, September 24, 2010

A bowling alley that was a favorite hangout for generations of University of Mississippi students has been destroyed by fire in Oxford.

Flames were reported about 4 a.m. Wednesday at The Lanes and Brass Monkey Pub and Grill on West Jackson Avenue, about a mile west of the Ole Miss campus.

The bowling alley used to be called Kiami’s.

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Oxford Fire Chief Mike White says the cause of the blaze remains under investigation.