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County Building In San Jose Evacuated After Reports Of Smoke

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The Santa Clara County Government Center at 70 W. Hedding St. in San Jose. (County of Santa Clara)

The Santa Clara County Government Center at 70 W. Hedding St. in San Jose. (County of Santa Clara)

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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – The Santa Clara County government center in San Jose was evacuated Friday morning after smoke was reported in the building, a San Jose fire captain said.

The building at 70 W. Hedding St. was evacuated around 8:30 a.m., fire Capt. Cleo Doss said.

Smoke and a smell from what appeared to be electrical equipment burning triggered the alarm, Doss said.

Fire crews were about to arrive at the building at 8:35 a.m., he said.

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