MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Frigid temperatures led to a pipe burst at the Mattoon theater Tuesday. 

According to Mattoon Fire Department officials, a pipe leak at the front entryway into the AMC Showplace Mattoon 10 theater was called in at 3:06 p.m. Tuesday.  

The water system was shut off shortly after, according to fire officials. 

The theater was closed for the rest of the day Tuesday following the incident. As of press time, it was unclear whether the theater would be closed Wednesday as well. 

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Jarad Jarmon is a reporter for the JG-TC. He covers the city of Charleston, Eastern Illinois University, Mattoon schools and the Regional Office of Education.

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