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Fire scare at Baldwin County Courthouse

Published: May. 19, 2022 at 5:53 PM CDT
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BAY MINETTE, Ala. (WALA) - A faulty AC unit sent smoke into a courtroom in Baldwin County on Thursday.

Officials evacuated everyone as a precaution.

“I would say there was at least 70, 80 out front when we arrived on the scene. I’m not sure about the other corners where they went out but everybody was evacuated and accounted for,” said Bay Minette Fire Chief Mike Minchew.

The building was aired out and reopened about an hour later. No one was hurt.

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