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Excessive smoke forces evacuation for City Hall employees

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Photo: Fire crews attended City Hall for around an hour on Thursday afternoon – Christine Rumleskie/Energeticcity.ca

Fort St. John fire crews attended City Hall on Thursday afternoon.

Fire Chief Fred Burrows says there wasn’t a fire; however, someone left the microwave on for too long.

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The City Council Chambers and other areas filled with smoke, forcing employees to be evacuated from the building.

Fire crews arrived at the scene around 1:30 p.m., and employees were allowed to return to work at around 2:30 p.m.

Chief Burrows says there wasn’t any damage, although it will take some time to air out the building.
 

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