U.S. Capitol building evacuated after alarm sounded

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Posted: May 26, 2015 12:52 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Capitol building was being evacuated after an audible alarm was sounded, U.S. Capitol Police said on Tuesday.

No other details were immediately available on the cause for the alarm, although law enforcement was checking on the possibility of a fire, a police official said.

(Reporting By Richard Cowan; Editing by Bill Trott)