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Portion of courthouse evacuated due to smoke scare

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Courthouse evacuated after smoke reported on upper floors. (WPEC)

Two floors at the courthouse in downtown West Palm Beach had to be evacuated due to a smoke scare, according to West Palm Beach Fire Rescue.

The 4th and 5th floors were cleared out just after noon as crews searched for the source of the smoke.

People were advised to move across the street.

CBS12 reporter Kristen Chapman reported firefighters gave the all clear just before 3 p.m.


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