Officials Say Capitol Evacuation, Lockdown Due To Fire Blocks Away

Officials are clarifying that a Monday evacuation and lockdown at the Capitol, and disruption of an inauguration rehearsal, were related to a fire blocks away.


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48 hours and counting…

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Bad timing is a thing.

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My daughter says that’s right behind Whole Foods. How would you like to be driving over that bridge at the time. Eeeek!

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Glad they are on it!

This kind of thing could be a distraction to pull off first responders, just like the pipe bombs at the RNC and DNC.

Happy it appears to just be a random fire.

Fingers crossed. DEEP breath.

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Apparently the current occupant is not in charge any more. Now he just has to be pulled from his spider hole and arrested.

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Secret Service apparently has a heavy-lift crane on rental.

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Easier said.
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In other news, stuff happens.

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I think he’s slower than that.

spider_hole

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OT, but made me smile / bust out laughing…

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48 Hours and 22 Minutes…

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Pins and needles much?

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World’s Biggest Baby. Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat an asshole!

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CoVerup. CHrisTian PatrioTs were mUrdered by AntiFa deep StaTe to preveNt theM froM letTing them do aMendment One.

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A fitting fate for Trump:

Boba Fett didn’t die then, however.

He shows back up again in The Mandalorian, and plays a pretty significant part.

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Whew! I was a bit worried when I saw the first reports of smoke, but as usual, didn’t panic. Gee, i wonder why we are all on edge these days?

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There is a small homeless encampment under that bridge. I hope no one was hurt.

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How Sadam of him.

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