Cigarette butt causes fire scare at Library of Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond fire crews responded to the Library of Virginia for what turned out to be a discarded cigarette butt.

Virginia Capitol Police say someone threw out a cigarette and it fell through an outside street grate. The butt caused items inside the grate to catch fire, and smoke alarms inside the building went off.

No one was hurt and no damage was done to the library.

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