11:47AM EST: Fire In US Senate Building


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US Capitol Police on Friday were investigating the latest in a series of suspicious fires occurring in Senate office buildings. Police officials tell the Associated Press, that a small fire was discovered early this morning in a woman’s restroom of the Dirksen Senate Office Building; which was quickly extinguished. No one was evacuated, and no injuries were reported.

This has been the 7th suspicious fire in the office buildings since late September.

(YW-1412 / AP)