Fire breaks out at building near White House, no injuries


A fire broke out today at a historic building next to The White House. Workers were told to evacuate but no injuries were reported after a fire at the Eisenhower executive office building this morning by half past 8 all was calm on the grounds. The large gray tower was finished in 1888, it stands next to the west wing and houses White House workers, the ceremonial offices of the vice president, and notable spaces like the Indian treaty room, District of Columbia fire and emergency medical services tweeted that a defective cooling motor in the basement was the cause of the fire in 2007 then vice president Dick Cheney's offices were damaged by a fire and a marine reportedly suffered injuries punching through a 5th floor window to escape. Jennifer King, Washington

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