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INL building evacuated

By Staff Writer
Published On: Aug 27 2013 11:09:35 AM CDT
Updated On: Aug 27 2013 12:42:03 PM CDT
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Firefighters responded to INL's Engineering Research Office Building at the Idaho National Laboratory on Aug. 27.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -

The Engineering Research Office Building of the Idaho National Laboratory was evacuated briefly Tuesday morning.

A motor in the elevator control room caught fire. An INL maintenance worker put it out with a fire extinguisher before the fire department arrived, said Idaho Falls Division Chief Brad Pettingill.

About 660 people work in the building, an INL spokesperson said.

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