Fire alarm evacuates State Capitol Thursday morning

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– The State Capitol building in Hartford was evacuated for a brief time after the fire alarm sounded Thursday morning.

Fire crews responded to the Capitol around 8:30 a.m. after the fire alarm sounded. Fire officials tell News 8 that the incident appeared to be minor, if not a false alarm, but firefighters responded to the building as a precaution.

It is unclear what may have caused the fire alarm to go off. The Capitol was determined to be safe by 9:00 a.m., and people were allowed back in to continue their day.

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