House Office Building Evacuated After Fire Alarm Pulled

October 25, 2018 12:14 pm

Cannon, one of the House office buildings, was evacuated Thursday afternoon due to an “audible alarm.”

According to Bloomberg’s Erik Wasson, police say that a fire alarm was pulled in the building.

The U.S. Capitol Police sent out the following alert:

EVACUATE: Cannon due to an audible alarm. Occupants should:

* Remain calm and move in a safe manner to the exits.
* If nearby, take annunciators on the way out.
* Close doors behind you but do not lock.
* Proceed immediately to your designated assembly area and check in with your OEC.


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