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No one hurt after fire breaks out at Langley Air Force Base building

The fire was reported at Building 777 on Sweeney Boulevard.

HAMPTON, Va. — UPDATE: Firefighters responded to a structure fire at Langley Air Force Base Monday, officials said.

The fire was reported at Building 777 on Sweeney Boulevard shortly after 10:45 a.m. The JBLE-Langley Fire Department responded with help from NASA Langley Research Center and the City of Hampton.

Those inside and surrounding the facility were accounted for. No hazardous exposures or injuries were reported, according to base officials.

The fire was extinguished around 1:14 p.m. and the all-clear was given. People are allowed to drive on Sweeney Boulevard again, but Building 777 is closed off as crews monitor the scene and extinguish any residual small fires.

The cause and the extent of its damage will be investigated.

Langley, Hampton, and NASA fire departments are currently flighting a structural fire in bldg 777. Please avoid that area on the ACC campus. Traffic should avoid Sweeney and use Dodd Blvd instead.

Posted by Joint Base Langley-Eustis on Monday, March 6, 2023

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