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Smoking elevator evacuates Washington apartment

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WASHINGTON (KWWL) -- Just before 8 p.m on Thursday, the fire alarm went off at Halcyon House on South Iowa Avenue in Washington.

The Washington Fire Department arrived on the scene to find smoke filling up the second and fourth floor of building three.

Fire crews said the smoke was coming from a motor in the elevator.

Residents were evacuated and checked by medical personnel on the scene. No one was injured and everyone was able to return to their homes.

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