Sherman theater evacuated because of smoke smell


Update, 3:43 p.m.: Firefighters have cleared the scene and confirmed that the smell was coming from the air conditioning system. The offending unit has been turned off, and theater maintenance has been called in to begin repairs.

Original post, 3:22 p.m.: Sherman firefights stage outside Cinemark Theater in Sherman on Monday afternoon after a smoke smell was reported. The theater was evacuated as a precaution, but conversation overheard in emergency radio traffic suggested that the smell came from an air conditioning unit.