Friday, August 30, 2013

Un-occupy the Courthouse

Posted By on Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Crews from Humboldt Bay Fire evacuated the courthouse this morning when an elevator motor apparently started spewing smoke into the building.
click to enlarge Courthouse employees get a vitamin D break. - GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH
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  • Courthouse employees get a vitamin D break.

A few Sheriff's Office deputies waiting outside said they smelled strong smoke on the first floor of the courthouse before the building was emptied.

click to enlarge Chief Ken Woods coordinates with firefighters inside the courthouse. - GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH
  • Grant Scott-Goforth
  • Chief Ken Woods coordinates with firefighters inside the courthouse.
Firefighters found the source of the smoke and were preparing to use fans and the building's exhaust system to clear the elevator shaft around 10:45 a.m.
click to enlarge Humboldt Bay Fire blocked a lane of Fourth Street while responding to the fire. - GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH
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  • Humboldt Bay Fire blocked a lane of Fourth Street while responding to the fire.
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Grant Scott-Goforth

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Grant Scott-Goforth has been an assistant editor and staff writer for The Journal since 2013.

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