National Museum of the U.S. Air force evacuated for fire alarm on Saturday

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UPDATE @ 11 a.m. (July 23)

A fire alarm was activated at the National Museum of the United States Air Force this past Saturday. The building was immediately evacuated and Wright-Patt emergency responders were dispatched to the scene. After thoroughly assessing the situation, the building was declared safe and visitors were allowed to re-enter the museum.

UPDATE @ 3 p.m.:

The National Museum of the United States Air Force is open after an evacuation earlier that day.

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No one from the museum able to comment on the incident was available.

It’s unknown why the evacuation happened at this time.

FIRST REPORT:

We are working to learn more about a reported evacuation at the National Museum of the United States Air Force Saturday.

Witnesses are telling us the guests were evacuated around 12:40 p.m.

People were seen waiting outside while several left the museum completely.

We are working to learn more about why the evacuation happened.

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