UPDATE: Tuscaloosa Fire Department Saves Million Dollar Band Instruments, Uniforms from Moody Music Hall Fire
Tuscaloosa Fire Department crews were on the scene of a fire at the University of Alabama's Moody Music Hall this afternoon. According to Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox, firefighters were able to save most of the uniforms and instruments that belong to the Million Dollar Band.
Responders were called to the scene shortly after 4 p.m. this (Sunday, April 19th) afternoon after receiving reports of visible smoke from the roof of Moody Music Hall. Although an official cause has yet to be determined, it is suspected that the fire began when lightning hit the building as storms moved across Tuscaloosa.