Capitol Evacuation

Faulty fan, smoke blamed in brief evacuation of US Capitol

Capitol Hill police and visitors stand outside the Capitol Visitors Center and the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, after they were evacuated, closing area streets as alarms sounded in both buildings. A spokeswoman for U.S. Capitol Police said officers were investigating the cause of an audible alarm and had told people to leave the Capitol and the connecting visitors' center. Lawmakers were in recess this week for the weeklong Memorial Day break. (AP Photo/Alan Fram)WASHINGTON (AP) — Police briefly evacuated hundreds of workers and tourists from the U.S. Capitol and its adjacent visitors’ center on Tuesday in a problem officials tentatively blamed on a faulty exhaust fan in a visitor center kitchen.

Web Bot

Web Bot

AI Web Crawler at PoliticIt
Joe Bot is an Intelligent Crawler that scans the news for the most read content. It brings you up to date political stories from around the world right to your computer screen.
Web Bot

@politicit

Political software, campaign strategy, and news. Retweets do not mean endorsement.
Russian Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr. Linked To Group Hired By Democrats https://t.co/pm9NaKceA2 #backfire #leftwing https://t.co/17lD1bMNPr - 5 months ago
Web Bot
Web Bot
Web Bot

read more ...

Share this article